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Bungsar was a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat
Dewan Rakyat
from 1959 to 1974. The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat
Dewan Rakyat
under the first past the post voting system.

Contents

1 History

1.1 Representation history

2 Election results 3 References

History[edit] It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed. Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bungsar

Parliament Years Member Party

Constituency created

Parliament of the Federation of Malaya

1st 1959-1963 V. David Socialist Front

Parliament of Malaysia

1st 1963-1964 V. David Socialist Front

2nd 1964-1965 Devan Nair PAP

1965-1969 DAP

1969-1971 Parliament dissolved[1][2]

3rd 1971-1974 Goh Hock Guan DAP

Constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 1969

Party Candidate Votes % ∆%

DAP Goh Hock Guan 37,050 79.34

Alliance Lew Sip Hon 9,648 20.66

Total valid votes 46,698 100.00

Total rejected ballots 1,320

Unreturned ballots

Turnout 48,018 59.22

Registered electors 81,086

Majority 27,402

DAP gain from PAP Swing ?

Malaysian general election, 1964

Party Candidate Votes % ∆%

PAP Devan Nair 13,494 35.36

Socialist Front V. David 12,686 33.24

Alliance Koh Pooi Kee 9,761 25.58

PPP Chew Choo Soot 2,219 5.81

Total valid votes 38,160 100.00

Total rejected ballots 1,293

Unreturned ballots

Turnout 39,453 67.72

Registered electors 58,261

Majority 808

PAP gain from Socialist Front Swing ?

Malayan general election, 1959

Party Candidate Votes % ∆%

Socialist Front V. David 9,734 40.59

Independent Koh Pooi Kee 6,821 28.45

Alliance Lau Joo Kooi 5,036 21.00

PPP Ong Yeow Kay 2,388 9.96

Total valid votes 23,979 100.00

Total rejected ballots 198

Unreturned ballots

Turnout 24,177 68.01

Registered electors 35,549

Majority

This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-20.  ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved

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