Spike in number of urban voters in redelineated Selangor

29 Mar 2018 / 09:53 H.

PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission (EC) redelineation will see a spike in the number of voters in several urban Parliamentary seats in Selangor.
It would create constituencies that have up to 150,000 voters should the proposal be passed in Parliament.
The EC has proposed for the Petaling Jaya Utara constituency to be changed to Damansara, Serdang seat to Bangi, Kelana Jaya to Subang, and Petaling Jaya Selatan to Petaling Jaya.
The Damansara seat is set to be the biggest constituency in Peninsular Malaysia with 150,439 voters compared with the 84,456 in Petaling Jaya Utara, which is held by the DAP's Tony Pua.
The Petaling Jaya seat, meanwhile, will have 129,363 voters compared with the current 78,404 voters under PKR's incumbent Hee Loy Sian.
Meanwhile, Subang will have 128,330 voters compared to the current 101,603 which is known currently as Kelana Jaya with PKR's Wong Chen.
Bangi would have 146,168 voters as opposed to 139,013 held by DAP's Ong Kian Ming.
Klang will have swelled to 136,222 voters instead of its current 98,000. Sungai Buloh will have 73,448 voters instead of its current 129,846 which is known as Subang under PKR's R. Sivarasa.


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