Sipitang (federal constituency)

Sipitang is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

Sipitang (P178)
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Yamani Hafez Musa
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)31,882

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kabajang, Gadong, Lupak, Padas Valley, Beaufort Selatan, Lumadan, Bukau, Suasa, Padas Damit, Bankalalak, Weston, Lubok, Lingkungan, Banting, Sindumin, Marintaman, Bandar Sipitang, Mesapol, Usuk, Ulu Sipitang, Pantai, Melamam, Mendolong, Kelangsat, Bole, Meligan, Long Pasia, Iburu.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kabajang, Gadong, Lupak, Padas Valley, Beaufort Selatan, Lumadan, Bukau, Suasa, Padas Damit, Bankalalak, Weston, Lubok, Lingkungan, Banting, Sindumin, Marintaman, Bandar Sipitang, Mesapol, Usuk, Ulu Sipitang, Pantai, Melamam, Mendolong, Kelangsat, Bole, Meligan, Long Pasia, Iburu, Tanjung Pagar, Kuala Muaya.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Sipitang
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Limbawang
9th1995-1999Yusof YacobBN (UMNO)
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013Sapawi Ahmad
13th2013-2018
14th2018Yamani Hafez Musa
2018-2019 Independent
2019-present PH (BERSATU)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNYamani Hafez Musa12,03848.60- 20.24
WARISANNoor Hayaty Mustapha11,18645.16+ 45.16
PHRSDayang Aezzy Liman1,5476.25+ 6.25
Total valid votes 24,771 100.00
Total rejected ballots 596
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 25,48379.93
Registered electors 31,882
Majority 8523.44
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%∆%
BNSapawi Amat Wasali @ Ahmad16,37768.84
PKRRamle Dua @ Ramli Dua Lee6,90829.04
SAPPKamis Daming5052.12
Total valid votes 23,790 100.00
Total rejected ballots 539
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 24,38783.58
Registered electors 29,177
Majority 9,469
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSapawi Amat Wasali @ Ahmad11,90567.40
PKRKarim @ Abdul Karim Tassim5,75932.60
Total valid votes 17,664 100.00
Total rejected ballots 531
Unreturned ballots 16
Turnout 18,21175.42
Registered electors 24,145
Majority 6,146
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Yusof Yacob won uncontested.
BNYusof @ Josree Yacob
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNYusof @ Josree Yacob9,58164.01
KEADILANAbdul Rahman Md. Yakub5,24235.02
IndependentAg. Ku Tengah Pg. Damit1450.97
Total valid votes 14,968 100.00
Total rejected ballots 186
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 15,18168.74
Registered electors
Majority 4,339
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNYusof @ Josree Yacob9,73264.44
PBSJamilah Sulaiman5,20834.49
IndependentHussin Masalih1621.07
Total valid votes 15,102 100.00
Total rejected ballots 208
Unreturned ballots 14
Turnout 15,32474.36
Registered electors
Majority 4,524
This was a new constituency created.

References

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