Saratok (federal constituency)

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

Saratok (P205)
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ali Biju
PH
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)30,517

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 Nyabor, Roban, Pelunga, Kabong, Perpat, Kaba, Saratok, Mudong, Brayang, Batu Anam, Diso, Awik, Tengalat, Melupa, Kabo, Gerenjang.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pelunga, Perpat, Kaba, Saratok, Tengalat, Senyawan, Mudong, Brayang, Batu Anam, Diso, Awik, Melupa, Kabo, Gerenjang, Bajau, Krangan, Nyabor, Roban, Kabong.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Saratok
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd1971-1974Edmund Langgu SagaSNAP
4th1974-1976
1976-1978BN (SNAP)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Independent
7th1986-1990Peter Tinggom KamarauBN (SNAP)
8th1990-1995
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008Jelaing Mersat BN (SPDP)
12th2008-2013
13th2013William Mawan Ikom
2013-2016TERAS
2016-2018Independent
14th2018-presentAli BijuPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHAli Biju11,84852.18+ 8.51
BNJagah @ Subeng Mula10,85947.82- 5.39
Total valid votes 22,707 100.00
Total rejected ballots 257
Unreturned ballots 120
Turnout 23,08475.64
Registered electors 30,517
Majority 9894.36
PH gain from BN 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%∆%
BNWilliam Mawan Ikom11,60053.21
PKRAli Biju9,51943.67
IndependentRoseli Paleng6813.12
Total valid votes 21,800 100.00
Total rejected ballots 258
Unreturned ballots 78
Turnout 22,13680.31
Registered electors 27,562
Majority 2,081
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNJelaing Mersat12,47076.81
PKRMohd Yahya Abdullah3,76423.19
Total valid votes 16,234 100.00
Total rejected ballots 218
Unreturned ballots 15
Turnout 16,46768.66
Registered electors 23,982
Majority 8,706
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNJelaing Mersat11,99572.94
SNAPEdmund Stanley Jugol Benedict Sandin4,45027.06
Total valid votes 16,445 100.00
Total rejected ballots 229
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 16,68467.80
Registered electors
Majority 7,545
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNPeter Tinggom Kamarau10,54567.65
KEADILANIdris Bohari5,04232.35
Total valid votes 15,587 100.00
Total rejected ballots 271
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,85867.16
Registered electors
Majority 5,503
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNPeter Tinggom Kamarau10,11564.69
IndependentLempeng @ Patrick Manka Laman3,46222.14
IndependentWan Zainal Abidin Wan Senusi1,3818.83
PBSBarudi @ Berendam Linggong6774.33
Total valid votes 15,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 265
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 15,97069.17
Registered electors
Majority 6,653
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNPeter Tinggom Kamarau9,55160.16
IndependentBanyi Beriak5,39433.97
IndependentBarudi @ Berendam Linggong6394.02
IndependentGerijih Tabor2931.85
Total valid votes 15,877 100.00
Total rejected ballots 297
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,17475.97
Registered electors
Majority 4,157
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNPeter Tinggom Kamarau6,36750.27
IndependentJohn Antau Linggang5,63944.52
PLUSJahiri Jais6595.20
Total valid votes 12,665 100.00
Total rejected ballots 174
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,83972.15
Registered electors 17,795
Majority 728
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
IndependentEdmund Langgu Saga6,51756.98
BNDunstan Endawie4,72241.29
IndependentMohamed Kho Abdullah1981.73
Total valid votes 11,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots 222
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,65973.19
Registered electors 15,929
Majority 1,795
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNEdmund Langgu Saga7,26074.18
PAJARVincent Busut Dang2,52725.82
Total valid votes 9,787 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 14,550
Majority 4,733
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
SNAPEdmund Langgu Saga
BNDouglas Sullang
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 13,163
Majority
SNAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
SNAPEdmund Langgu Saga3,96842.09
PESAKAAnthony Nibong Linggang2,53626.90
BUMIPUTERAM. Su'ut Tahir1,79219.01
SUPPBauk Buma1,13212.01
Total valid votes 9,428 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,91183.34
Registered electors 11,892
Majority 1,432
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. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  3. "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.
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