Cheras (federal constituency)

Cheras is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

Cheras (P123)
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]101,184
Area (km²)[2]16

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics

https://live.chinapress.com.my/ge15/parliament/KUALALUMPUR

Ethnic breakdown of Cheras's electorate as of 2022

  Chinese (77.1%)
  Malay (14.8%)
  Indian (7.6%)
  Other ethnicities (0.6%)

History

Polling districts

According to the gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Cheras constituency has a total of 19 polling districts.[3]

Polling District Code Location
Jalan Pasar 123/00/01 Kolej Tingkatan Enam Pudu Jaya
Jalan San Peng 123/00/02 SMK Dato' Onn
Rumah Pangsa Loke Yew 123/00/03 SM Tsun Jin (Persendirian)
Jalan Loke Yew 123/00/04 SJK (C) Chung Kwo
Kampung Loke Yew 123/00/05 SJK (T) Jln San Peng
Jalan Sungai Besi 123/00/06 SJK (C) Sam Yoke
Jalan Chan Sow Lin 123/00/07 SK Convent Jln Peel
Pudu Hujung 123/00/08 SK (P) Pudu 1
Jalan Cheras 123/00/09 SK Jalan Peel
Pudu Ulu 123/00/10 SJK (T) Jalan Cheras
Taman Miharja 123/00/11 SMK Miharja
Batu 3 -4 Jalan Cheras 123/00/12 SK Yaacob Latif 1
Taman Shamelin Perkasa 123/00/13 SK Seri Bintang Utara
Kampong Cheras Batu 4 123/00/14 SMK Seri Bintang Selatan
Bukit A Cheras Baru 123/00/15
  • SRA An-Nur, Cheras Baru
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kampung Cheras
Cheras Baru 123/00/16 SK Seri Bintang Selatan
Taman Cheras 123/00/17 SM Sri Sempurna (Persendirian)
Taman Midah Kanan 123/00/18 SK Taman Midah 2
Taman Midah Kiri 123/00/19 SK Taman Midah
Taman Mutiara Barat 123/00/20 SMK Seri Mutiara
Taman Segar 123/00/21
  • SK Taman Segar
  • Dewan Serbaguna Taman Segar
Taynton View 123/00/22 SJK (C) Imbi
Taman Connaught Utara 123/00/23 SMK Taman Connaught
Taman Connaught Selatan 123/00/24 SMK Orkid Desa

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Cheras
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Sungai Besi
9th1995-1999Tan Kok Wai (陈国伟)DAP
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018-2022PH (DAP)
15th2022-present

Local governments

No. Local Government
P123 Kuala Lumpur City Hall

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHTan Kok Wai60,29484.04-4.96
PNChin Yoke Kheng5,8468.15+8.15
BNChong Yew Chuan5,6067.81-3.19
Total valid votes 71,746 100.00
Total rejected ballots 300
Unreturned ballots 161
Turnout 72,20771.4
Registered electors 101,184
Majority 54,44875.89
PH hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHTan Kok Wai56,67189.00+7.35
BNHeng Sinn Yee7,00611.00-7.35
Total valid votes 63,677 100.00
Total rejected ballots 275
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 64,07481.29
Registered electors 78,819
Majority 49,66578.00
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 240/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 314/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPTan Kok Wai48,24981.65+ 3.47
BNSteve Teoh Chee Hooi10,84018.35- 3.47
Total valid votes 59,089 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots 88
Turnout 59,49282.00
Registered electors 72,551
Majority 37,409
DAP hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 177/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-07.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 218/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-07.
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPTan Kok Wai39,25378.18+ 15.36
BNJeffrey Goh Sim Ik10,95321.82- 15.36
Total valid votes 50,206 100.00
Total rejected ballots 224
Unreturned ballots 121
Turnout 50,57173.58
Registered electors 68,725
Majority 28,300
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPTan Kok Wai29,05662.82+ 3.08
BNLee Boon Kok17,19537.18- 3.08
Total valid votes 46,251 100.00
Total rejected ballots 248
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 46,53368.64
Registered electors
Majority 11,861
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPTan Kok Wai27,57959.74- 6.56
BNLee Boon Kok18,58740.26+ 6.56
Total valid votes 46,166 100.00
Total rejected ballots 217
Unreturned ballots 82
Turnout 46,46570.63
Registered electors
Majority 8,992
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPTan Kok Wai29,24066.30
BNMook Soon Man @ Mok Soon Cheong14,86533.70
Total valid votes 44,105 100.00
Total rejected ballots 224
Unreturned ballots 77
Turnout 44,40669.50
Registered electors
Majority 14,375
This was a new constituency created.

References

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