Bintulu (federal constituency)

Bintulu is a federal constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1971.

Bintulu (P217)
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Tiong King Sing
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]65,049

The federal constituency was created in the 1968 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Tatau, Sri Dagang, Jepak, Segan, Sungai Nyigu, RPR Sibiew, Bintulu Town, Bukit Orang, Tanjung Batu, Li Hua, Desa Damai, Batu Lima, Sebauh, Labang, Hulu Suai, Sekaloh, Sungai Sebauh, Sebungan, Pandan, Goyang, Subis Satu, Sibiew Similajau, Tanjung Kidurong, Suai, Melor, Mawar, RPR Kidurong, LKTS Suai.

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Tatau, Sri Dagang, Jepak, Segan, Sungai Nyigu, RPR Sebiew, Bintulu Town, Sibiew Similajau, Bukit Orang, Tanjung Batu, Tanjung Kidurong, Suai, Li Hua, Melor, Mawar, RPR Kidurong, Sebauh, Labang, Hulu Suai, Sekaloh, Sungai Sebauh, Sebungan, Pandan, Tubau, Goyang, LKTS Suai, Subis Satu.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Bintulu
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd1971-1973Ting Ming KiongSCA
1973-1974BN (SCA)
4th1974-1976Ting Ling KiewSNAP
1976-1978BN (SNAP)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986
7th1986-1990
8th1990-1995James Wong Kim Min
9th1995-1999Chiew Chiu SingDAP
10th1999-2004Tiong King SingBN (PDP)
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018
2018–presentGPS(PDP)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong King Sing27,07657.05-1.12
DAPChiew Chan Yew20,05442.26+0.43
STARChieng Lea Phing3280.69+0.69
Total valid votes 47,458
Total rejected ballots 523
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 48,03673.85
Registered electors 65,049
Majority 7,02214.80
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 247/2018]" (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 Sarawak [P.U. (B) 321/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong King Sing26,45858.17
DAPJohn Brian Anthony19,02541.83
Total valid votes 45,483 100.00
Total rejected ballots 458
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 45,96876.75
Registered electors 59,893
Majority 7,433
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong King Sing23,62873.17
DAPLim Su Kien8,66326.83
Total valid votes 32,291 100.00
Total rejected ballots 288
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 32,62964.73
Registered electors 50,404
Majority 14,965
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong King Sing20,22563.67
DAPChiew Chiu Sing8,95828.20
SNAPLau Hieng Kii2,5838.13
Total valid votes 31,766 100.00
Total rejected ballots 288
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 32,06764.95
Registered electors
Majority 11,267
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong King Sing15,68152.34
DAPChiew Chiu Sing14,28147.66
Total valid votes 29,962 100.00
Total rejected ballots 422
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 30,43766.28
Registered electors
Majority 1,400
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPChiew Chiu Sing12,16453.54
BNJames Wong Kim Min10,37045.64
IndependentJohnny Walker Tinggang1850.81
Total valid votes 22,719 100.00
Total rejected ballots 389
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 23,15763.72
Registered electors
Majority 1,794
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNJames Wong Kim Min6,33734.71
DAPChiew Chiu Sing6,05033.14
PERMASSalleh Jafaruddin3,22717.68
IndependentFrancis Lutau Jilan2,11811.60
IndependentDaniel Sigah Limbai5232.86
Total valid votes 18,255 100.00
Total rejected ballots 292
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,54762.50
Registered electors
Majority 287
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTing Ling Kiew7,60247.47
IndependentVictor Temenggong Angang5,42933.90
DAPGoh Ngiap Joon2,98418.63
Total valid votes 16,015 100.00
Total rejected ballots 383
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,39860.87
Registered electors 26,938
Majority 2,173
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTing Ling Kiew6,37955.64
IndependentStephen Randi Sekalai2,85324.89
IndependentHu Liong Kwong1,1459.99
IndependentJulaihi Hanafi1,0879.48
Total valid votes 11,464 100.00
Total rejected ballots 491
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,95560.20
Registered electors 19,859
Majority 3,526
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTing Ling Kiew7,32881.20
PAJARFrederick Kiai1,69718.80
Total valid votes 9,025 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 17,420
Majority 5,631
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
SNAPTing Ling Kiew
BNTing Ming Kiong
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 15,636
Majority 561
SNAP gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
SCATing Ming Kiong2,91933.56
PESAKAJilan Nyeggang2,18325.10
SNAPIsmail Sebli2,03823.43
SUPPTedong Taboh1,46116.80
IndependentJubin Magah961.10
Total valid votes 8,697 100.00
Total rejected ballots 728
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,42572.12
Registered electors 13,069
Majority 736
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. "Senarai Harga Daftar Pemilih Untuk Pilihan Raya Umum Ke-14 Yang Diwartakan Pada 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. p. 12. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 502/2015]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  3. 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 2016-05-05.
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