Hulu Rajang (federal constituency)

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

Hulu Rajang (P216)
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wilson Ugak Kumbong
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)27,520

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

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Mujong, Melinau, Baleh, Sut, Gaat, Merirai, Long Murum, Ba, Belaga, Asap.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Gaat, Mujong, Melinau, Baleh, Merirai, Data Kakus, Merit, Ba, Belaga, Long Busang, Long Bangan, Long Semutut, Long Murum, Asap, Tubau.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Hulu Rajang
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
Ulu Rajang
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd1971-1973Jugah BariengPESAKA
1973-1974BN (PESAKA)
4th1974-1976Sibat Miyut TagongSNAP
1976-1978BN (SNAP)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Justine Jinggot
7th1986-1990
Hulu Rajang
8th1990-1995Billy Abit JooIndependent
9th1995-1999BN (PRS)
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018Wilson Ugak Kumbong
14th2018
2018-presentGPS (PRS)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNWilson Ugak Kumbong11,83468.20+ 5.45
PHAbun Sui Anyit5,51931.80+31.80
Total valid votes 17,353 100.00
Total rejected ballots 306
Unreturned ballots 68
Turnout 17,72764.41
Registered electors 27,520
Majority 6,31536.39
BN hold Swing
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%∆%
BNWilson Ugak Kumbong9,11762.75
PKRAbun Sui Anyit3,28322.60
SWPGeorge Lagong2,12914.65
Total valid votes 14,529 100.00
Total rejected ballots 213
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 14,76368.08
Registered electors 21,686
Majority 5,834
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBilly Abit Joo6,59059.82
IndependentGeorge Lagong4,42640.18
Total valid votes 11,016 100.00
Total rejected ballots 139
Unreturned ballots 9
Turnout 11,16463.09
Registered electors 17,696
Majority 2,164
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBilly Abit Joo6,94967.91
SNAPBendindang Manjah3,28332.09
Total valid votes 10,232 100.00
Total rejected ballots 171
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 10,41660.61
Registered electors
Majority 3,666
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBilly Abit Joo6,88471.45
IndependentKumbong Langit2,75128.55
Total valid votes 9,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 232
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 9,87861.66
Registered electors
Majority 4,133
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBilly Abit Joo6,73168.58
IndependentLucius Jimbon3,08431.42
Total valid votes 9,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 274
Unreturned ballots 22
Turnout 10,11163.80
Registered electors
Majority 3,647
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
IndependentBilly Abit Joo5,39356.22
BNJustine Jinggut4,20043.78
Total valid votes 9,593 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,90870.75
Registered electors
Majority 1,193
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNJustine Jinggot4,26149.44
IndependentUgak Kumbong2,41728.05
IndependentSimon Temenggong Sibat1,94022.51
Total valid votes 8,618 100.00
Total rejected ballots 355
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 8,97363.10
Registered electors 14,220
Majority 1,844
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Justine Jinggot won uncontested.
BNJustine Jinggot
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 12,476
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSibat Miyut Tagong3,983
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 11,385
Majority 2,737
BN gain Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
SNAPSibat Miyut Tagong
BNLeonard Linggi Jugah
IndependentManjah Dengeh
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 10,903
Majority
SNAP gain from PESAKA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PESAKAJugah Barieng2,79541.38
SNAPSibat Miyut Tagong1,42821.14
SUPPRabong Langgot1,42421.08
IndependentKupa Kanyan1,10716.39
Total valid votes 6,754 100.00
Total rejected ballots 643
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 7,39778.37
Registered electors 9,439
Majority 1,367
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. "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.
  2. 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.
  3. "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.
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