Beaufort (federal constituency)

Beaufort is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

Beaufort (P177)
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Azizah Mohd Dun
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)33,342

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.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kota Klias, Malabau, Kabulu, Takuli, Limbawang, Klias Baru, Bandar Beaufort, Bingkul, Jimpangah, Halogilat, Taman Wawasan, Tenambak, Temporong, Sitombok, Palu Palu, Bundu, Melampai, Mansud, Karukan, Kilugus, Tanjung Aru, Malikai, Menumbok.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kota Klias, Malabau, Kabulu, Takuli, Limbawang, Klias Baru, Bandar Beaufort, Bingkul, Jimpangah, Halogilat, Taman Wawasan, Klias Estet, Tenambak, Temporong, Sitombok, Palu Palu, Bundu, Melampai, Mansud, Karukan, Kilugus, Tanjung Aru, Malikai, Menumbok.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Beaufort
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Kimanis
9th1995-1999Nurnikman AbdullahBN (UMNO)
10th1999-2004Anifah Aman
11th2004-2008Azizah Mohd Dun
12th2008-2012Lajim Ukin
2012-2013Independent
13th2013-2018Azizah Mohd DunBN (UMNO)
14th2018
2018-2019Independent
2019-present PH (PPBM)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAzizah Mohd Dun11,35441.72- 8.80
PHRSLajim Ukin8,02329.48+ 29.48
PHJohan @ Christopher Ot Ghani7,83528.79+ 1.65
Total valid votes 27,212 100.00
Total rejected ballots 799
Unreturned ballots 143
Turnout 28,15484.44
Registered electors 33,342
Majority 3,33112.24
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (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 State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAzizah Mohd Dun12,82750.52- 28.75
PKRLajim Ukin12,15547.87+ 27.14
STARGuan Dee Koh Hoi4091.61+ 1.61
Total valid votes 25,391 100.00
Total rejected ballots 559
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 26,00086.39
Registered electors 30,097
Majority 6732.65
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLajim Ukin14,78079.27+ 79.27
PKRLajim Md Yusof3,86620.73+ 20.73
Total valid votes 18,646 100.00
Total rejected ballots 681
Unreturned ballots 19
Turnout 19,34672.22
Registered electors 26,788
Majority 10,91458.54
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Azizah Mohd Dun won uncontested.
BNAzizah Mohd Dun
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAnifah Aman @ Haniff Amman16,00963.48+ 4.64
PBSPengiran Aliuddin Pengiran Tahir9,20936.52- 3.76
Total valid votes 25,218 100.00
Total rejected ballots 440
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 25,70764.26
Registered electors 40,004
Majority 6,80026.96
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNNurnikman Abdullah14,71958.84
PBSAbdul Rashid Abu Bakar10,07640.28
IndependentAnis Tuali2210.88
Total valid votes 25,016 100.00
Total rejected ballots 338
Unreturned ballots 22
Turnout 25,37670.31
Registered electors 36,091
Majority 4,64318.56
This was a new constituency created.

References

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