Lanang (federal constituency)

Lanang is a federal constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1990.

Lanang (P211)
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Alice Lau Kiong Yieng
PH
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)61,973

The federal constituency was created in the 1987 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 Tiong Hua, Tong Sang, Keladi, Kapor Lima, Lembangan, Uk Daik, Hardin, Lai Chee, Merlin, Hua Kiew, Hin Yu, Layang-layang, Manggis, Maling, Assan, Naman, Pak, Dudong, Salim, Lanang, Aik Dee, Menyan, Sibu Jaya, Lada, Usaha Jaya, Mantis.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tiong Hua, Tong Sang, Keladi, Kapor Lima, Lembangan, Uk Daik, Hardin, Lai Chee, Merlin, Hua Kiew, Hin Yu, Layang-Layang, Manggis, Maling, Assan, Naman, Pak, Dudong, Salim, Lanang, Aik Dee, Menyan, Sibu Jaya, Lada, Usaha Jaya, Mantis.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Lanang
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Sibu
8th1990–1995Wong Sing NangDAP
9th1995–1999Tiong Thai KingBN (SUPP)
10th1999–2004
11th2004–2008
12th2008–2013
13th2013-2018Alice Lau Kiong YiengDAP
14th2018
2018-presentPH (DAP)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPAlice Lau Kiong Yieng29,90565.16+ 5.48
BNKong Sien Chiu15,35933.47- 6.85
PEACEPriscilla Lau6281.37+ 1.37
Total valid votes 45,892 100.00
Total rejected ballots 295
Unreturned ballots 232
Turnout 46,41974.90
Registered electors 61,973
Majority 14,54631.70
DAP hold Swing {{{3}}}
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%∆%
DAPAlice Lau Kiong Yieng26,61359.68
BNTiong Thai King17,98340.32
Total valid votes 44,596 100.00
Total rejected ballots 304
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 44,95678.67
Registered electors 57,143
Majority 8,630
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong Thai King19,47657.13
DAPWong Kee Woan14,61242.87
Total valid votes 34,088 100.00
Total rejected ballots 253
Unreturned ballots 102
Turnout 34,44369.54
Registered electors 49,530
Majority 4,864
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong Thai King14,89559.42
DAPWong Kee Woan10,17440.58
Total valid votes 25,069 100.00
Total rejected ballots 252
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 25,37463.28
Registered electors
Majority 4,721
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong Thai King16,25663.20
DAPWong Ho Leng9,46636.80
Total valid votes 25,722 100.00
Total rejected ballots 292
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 26,08468.32
Registered electors
Majority 6,790
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTiong Thai King18,22153.54
DAPWong Sing Nang15,81346.46
Total valid votes 34,034 100.00
Total rejected ballots 355
Unreturned ballots 67
Turnout 34,45672.79
Registered electors
Majority 2,408
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPWong Sing Nang15,40557.40
BNTieu Sung Seng11,43242.60
Total valid votes 26,837 100.00
Total rejected ballots 213
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,05069.22
Registered electors
Majority 3,973
This was a new constituency created.

References

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