Rawang (state constituency)

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Rawang
Selangor constituency
State constituency
LegislatureSelangor State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Chua Wei Kiat
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,125

Rawang is a state constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Selangor State Legislative Assembly since 1974.

The state constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Selangor State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system. Since 2018, the State Assemblyman for Rawang is Chua Wei Kiat from the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), which is part of the state's ruling coalition, Pakatan Harapan (PH).

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Country Home 1, Kuala Garing, Kampung Rajah, Rawang, Kampung Melayu, Kampung Kenanga, Kampung Baharu Rawang, Taman Sri Hijau, Kanching, Taman Bersatu, Taman Bukit Rawang, Kampung Tanjung, Bandar Country Home 2.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Country Home 1, Kuala Garing, Kampung Rajah, Rawang, Kampung Melayu, Kampung Kenanga, Kampung Baharu Rawang, Taman Sri Hijau, Kanching, Taman Bersatu, Taman Bukit Rawang, Kampung Tanjung, Bandar Country Home 2, Kota Emerald East & West, Garing Jaya.

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Rawang
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Lee Kim Sai BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Tang See Hang
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Gan Pei Nei PKR
13th 2013-2018
13th 2018-present Chua Wei Kiat PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Selangor state election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Chua Wei Kiat 29,946 76.91 + 10.09
BN Chan Wun Hoong 6,086 15.63 - 17.55
PAS Kong Tuck Wah 2,259 5.80 + 5.80
Independent Azman Mohd Noor 644 1.66 + 1.66
Total valid votes 38,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 366
Unreturned ballots 180
Turnout 39,481 85.60
Registered electors 46,125
Majority 23,860
PH hold Swing
Source(s)
Selangor state election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Gan Pei Nei 18,358 66.82 + 6.82
BN Lee Li Yew 9,117 33.18 - 2.79
Total valid votes 27,475 100.00
Total rejected ballots 394
Unreturned ballots 54
Turnout 27,923 86.70
Registered electors 32,208
Majority 9,241
PKR hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, State Legislative Assembly for the State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 192/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 2016-05-21.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, State Constituencies for the State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 233/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 2016-05-21.
Selangor state election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Gan Pei Nei 10,467 60.00 + 60.00
BN Goh Ah Ling 6,275 35.97 - 41.92
Independent Chandrasegaran Arumugam 704 4.03 + 4.03
Total valid votes 17,446 100.00
Total rejected ballots 288
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 17,768 76.11
Registered electors 23,345
Majority 4,192
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)
Selangor state election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tang See Hang 10,534 77.89 + 15.67
Independent Md Sabri Md Taib 2,990 22.11 + 22.11
Total valid votes 13,524 100.00
Total rejected ballots 382
Unreturned ballots 23
Turnout 13,929 68.30
Registered electors 20,393
Majority 7,544
BN hold Swing
Source(s)
Selangor state election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tang See Hang 11,518 62.22 + 62.22
DAP Lim Ching How 6,880 37.17 + 37.17
Independent Surder Singh 114 0.62 + 0.62
Total valid votes 18,512 100.00
Total rejected ballots 493
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 19,117 72.10
Registered electors 26,513
Majority 4,638
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Tang See Hang won uncontested.
BN Tang See Hang
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tang See Hang 11,998 65.42 + 2.59
DAP Low Sek Moah 6,341 34.58 + 3.53
Total valid votes 18,339 100.00
Total rejected ballots 793
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,132 74.00
Registered electors 25,853
Majority 5,657
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tang See Hang 9,446 62.83
DAP Tai Sing Ng 4,668 31.05
PAS Hasbolah Mohd Arif 921 6.12
Total valid votes 15,035 100.00
Total rejected ballots 635
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,670 72.49
Registered electors 21,617
Majority 4,778
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tang See Hang 8,185 59.77
DAP Eng Seng Chai @ Ng Sing Sai 4,825 35.23
PAS Abdul Rahman Yadi 685 5.00
Total valid votes 13,695 100.00
Total rejected ballots 379
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,074 74.30
Registered electors 18,941
Majority 3,360
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee Kim Sai 6,763 60.80
DAP Khoo Chin Tow 3,567 32.07
PAS Hussein Ibrahim 667 6.00
PEKEMAS Zainuddin Karim 127 1.14
Total valid votes 11,124 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 15,291
Majority 3,196
BN hold Swing
Selangor state election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee Kim Sai 3,701 48.72
DAP Tan Heng Swee 2,327 30.63
PEKEMAS J. P. Samuel Raj 847 11.15
Independent Chou Yew Koh 722 9.50
Total valid votes 7,597 100.00
Total rejected ballots 469
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 8,066 74.24
Registered electors 10,865
Majority 1,374
This was a new constituency created.

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