Pensiangan (federal constituency)

Pensiangan is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1986 to 1995, from 2004 to present.

Pensiangan (P182)
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Arthur Joseph Kurup
PBRS
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)31,377

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

It was abolished in 1995 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Sinulihan, Mansiat, Tulid, Sungoi, Marapok, Mengatang, Pangkalan, Malima, Sook, Barasanon, Ansip, Mambulu, Karamatoi, Dalit, Simbuan, Kalampun, Malaing, Lumiri, Bonor, Lanas, Tiulon, Nabawan, Pandewan, Ponontomon, Saliu, Sabanait, Sepulot, Tataluan, Saliku, Logongon, Pensiangan, Sibangali, Pohon Batu, Salinatan, Babalitan, Saliliran.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sinulihan, Mansiat, Tulid, Sungoi, Marapok, Magatang, Menawo, Malima, Sook, Barasanon, Ansip, Membulu, Karamatoi, Dalit, Simbuan, Kalampun, Malaing, Lumiri, Bonor, Lanas, Tiulon, Nabawan, Pandewan, Ponontomon, Saliu, Sabinait, Sapulot, Tataluan, Saliku, Longongon, Pensiangan, Sibangali, Pohon Batu, Salinatan, Babalitan, Saliliran.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Pensiangan
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Ulu Padas
7th1986-1990Taimin LumaingBN (PBS)
8th1990-1995PBS
Constituency abolished, merged into Tenom
Constituency re-created from Tenom
11th2004-2008Bernard S. Maraat @ BenBN (PBRS)
12th2008-2013Joseph Kurup
13th2013-2018
14th2018Arthur Joseph Kurup
2018-presentGBS (PBRS)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNArthur Joseph Kurup11,78348.35+ 3.04
PHRaymond Ahuar9,46938.86+38.86
STARJoh Jimmy @ Richard Joe Jimmy2,83911.65- 5.36
PCSMaidin Atak @ Maidin Osman2120.87+ 0.87
IndependentEngah Sintan @ Dahlan Abdullah650.27+ 0.27
Total valid votes 24,368 100.00
Total rejected ballots 528
Unreturned ballots 59
Turnout 24,95579.53
Registered electors 31,377
Majority 2,3149.50
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%∆%
BNJoseph Kurup9,46745.31+ 45.31
PKRRichard Sakian Gunting7,72336.95+ 36.95
STARMartin Tomy @ Tommy3,55417.01+ 17.01
IndependentFatimah Agitor @ Mohd Daud1520.73+ 0.73
Total valid votes 20,896 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots 12
Turnout 21,39181.66
Registered electors 26,194
Majority 1,7448.40
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Kurup won uncontested.
BNJoseph Kurup
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBernard S. Maraat @ Ben6,08051.05
IndependentMartin Tomy @ Tommy5,27244.27
IndependentSamson S. Koroh @ Razali Suffian5574.68
Total valid votes 11,909 100.00
Total rejected ballots 552
Unreturned ballots 2
Turnout 12,46368.95
Registered electors 18,075
Majority 8086.78
BN gain from PBS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PBSTaimin Lumaing7,70184.67+ 84.67
DAPAmpon @ Foo Tun Bung1,39415.33+ 15.33
Total valid votes 9,095 100.00
Total rejected ballots 172
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,26752.02
Registered electors 17,814
Majority 6,30769.34
PBS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTaimin Lumaing5,19675.02
IndependentPeter Kodou1,73024.98
Total valid votes 6,926 100.00
Total rejected ballots 160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 7,08648.23
Registered electors 14,693
Majority 3,46650.04
This was a new constituency created.

References

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