Asajaya (state constituency)

Asajaya is a state constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly since 1991.

Asajaya
Sarawak constituency
State constituency
LegislatureSarawak State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1991
Last contested2016

The state constituency was created in the 1987 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system.

History

2006–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Empila, Beliong, Tanju, Tanjung Apong, Tambirat, Batu Blat, Tambey, Sui, Sambir, Sebandi Matang, Sebandi Ulu, Subi, Moyan, Reba, Moyan Ulu, Moyan Ledang, Serpan, Serpan Ulu, Asajaya, Asajaya Laut, Tebun, Sampun.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Beliong, Tanjung Apong, Tambirat, Tambey, Sui, Sambir, Sebandi Matang, Sebandi Ulu, Subi, Moyan, Reba, Moyan Ulu, Moyan Ledang, Serpan, Serpan Ulu, Asajaya, Asajaya Laut, Tebun, Sampun.

Representation history

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Asajaya
AssemblyYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
13th1991-1996Abdul Taib MahmudBN
14th1996-2001
15th2001-2006Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah
16th2006-2011
17th2011-2016
18th2016-2018
2018-presentGPS

Election results

Sarawak state election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Karim Rahman Hamzah6,16374.72+ 3.75
PKRAbang Junaidi Abang Gom2,08525.28- 3.75
Total valid votes 8,248 100.00
Total rejected ballots 107
Unreturned ballots 16
Turnout 8,37176.33
Registered electors 10,967
Majority 4,078
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, State Legislative Assembly of the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 190/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.

"Senarai Calon yang Disahkan Layak Bertanding Pilihan Raya Dewan Undangan Negeri ke-11". Election Commission of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Archived from the original on 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
Sarawak state election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Karim Rahman Hamzah7,59770.97- 7.68
PKRArip Ameran3,10829.03+ 7.68
Total valid votes 10,705 100.00
Total rejected ballots 148
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 10,88178.85
Registered electors 13,799
Majority 4,489
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Karim Rahman Hamzah6,94978.65+ 8.05
KEADILANMosidi Sait1,88621.35+ 11.5
Total valid votes 8,835 100.00
Total rejected ballots 168
Unreturned ballots 8
Turnout 9,01174.99
Registered electors 12,016
Majority 5,063
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Karim Rahman Hamzah5,06870.60+ 70.60
IndependentAbang Abu Bakar Abang Mustapha1,40319.55+ 19.55
KEADILANAbdullah Daraup7079.85
Total valid votes 7,178 100.00
Total rejected ballots 90
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 7,26878.05
Registered electors 9,312
Majority 3,665
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Taib Mahmud won uncontested.
BNAbdul Taib Mahmud
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 9,453
Majority
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Taib Mahmud4,60168.43
PERMASWan Zainal Senusi1,46521.79
DAPBujang Bakar6179.18
NEGARAMohd Adam Shah Anuar410.61
Total valid votes 6,724 100.00
Total rejected ballots 61
Unreturned ballots 16
Turnout 6,80178.48
Registered electors 8,666
Majority 3,136
This was a new constituency created.

References

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