Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party
|Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party
Parti Demokratik Progresif Sarawak
|Leader||William Mawan Ikom|
|National affiliation||Barisan Nasional|
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Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party, or SPDP (Malay: Parti Demokratik Progresif Sarawak) is a Sarawak based political party in Malaysia founded in 2002. The party is one of the component party of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.
The party was founded in the wake of the de-registration of the Sarawak National Party in November 2002 by a faction aligned to the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, led by Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom.
In the 2013 General Election,all 4 of their candidates won their respective seats,including Tan Sri William Mawan himself,where he won in P205 Saratok,against Ali Biju of PKR.
The elected Members for the 13th Malaysian Parliament as follows:
- P192 Mas Gading - Anthony Nogeh Gumbek
- P205 Saratok - Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom
- P217 Bintulu - Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing
- P220 Baram - Anyie Ngau
- Khoo, Phillip (June, 2004) The Taming of the Dayak. Aliran Monthly
- Chin, James. 2004. 'Sabah and Sarawak: The more things change, the more they remain the same', in Chin Kin Wah (ed) Southeast Asian Affairs 2004 (Singapore: Institute of South East Asian Studies, 2004) (ISBN 981-230-238-7)
- "Exceptionally Tough Fight For SPDP, Says Mawan". bernama. Retrieved 21 April 2011.
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