Batang Lupar (federal constituency)

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Batang Lupar (P201)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]29,811
Area (km²)1,990

Batang Lupar is a federal constituency in Samarahan Division (Simunjan District and Sebuyau District), Betong Division (Pusa District) and Sri Aman Division (Sri Aman District and Lingga District), Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1971.

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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Batang Lupar's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (67%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (30%)
  Chinese (3%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Batang Lupar constituency has a total of 15 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Sebuyau(N27) Seruyu 201/27/01 SK Seruyu
Sebangan 201/21/02
  • SK Sg. Ladong
  • Balai Rata Sg. Segali
  • SK Hj. Bujang Sebangan
  • Dewan Masyarakat Sebangan Sampat
Sebuyau 201/27/03
  • SK Bajong
  • SK Tebelu
  • SK Kelait
  • SK Tuanku Bagus Sebuyau
  • SMK Sebuyau
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Sebuyau
Entangor 201/27/04 SK St. Andrew Entanggor
Senayang 201/27/05
  • SK Lunying
  • SK Bulan / Jaragam
  • SK Mawang Taup
  • Dewan Serbaguna Sg. Rama
  • SK Raba Sebuyau
Tungkah 201/27/06
  • SK Sg. Arus
  • SK Tungkah (Malay)
  • SK Tungkah (Dayak)
  • SK Rajau Ensika
  • SK Skitong
  • RH Tua Kpg. Kpg. Stika
Lingga (N28) Lingga 201/28/01
  • SK St. Dunstan Seduku
  • SK Lela Pahlawan Lingga
Seduku 201/28/02
  • Dewan Kpg. Sg. Mulon Meludam
  • Dewan Wanita Kpg. Triso
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Meludam
  • SK Maludam
Seduku 201/28/03
  • Bangunan Tadika KEMAS Seduku Baru
  • SK Sembayang
  • RH Asan Temelan Ulu
  • RH Radin Putat
  • RH Pipit Tg. Bijat
Stumbin 201/28/04
  • Klinik Desa Tanjung Bijat
  • RH Sambau Ng. Entulang
  • SK Gran / Stumbin
Ladong 201/28/05 Balai Raya Kpg. Hilir Sri Aman
Lamanak 201/28/06 Mini Stadium Bandar Sri Aman
Beting Maro (N29) Beladin 201/29/01
  • SK Batang Maro
  • SK Sepinang
  • SMK Beladin
  • SK Semarang
Undai 201/29/02
  • SK Tambak
  • RH Duat Anak Aji Blok Debak
  • SK Mutun
  • SK Kalok
Pusa 201/29/03
  • SK Pusa
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Pusa

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Batang Lupar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971-1974 Edwin Tangkun SNAP
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1982 BN (SNAP)
6th 1982-1986 Independent
7th 1986-1990 Daniel Tajem Miri BN (PBDS)
8th 1990-1995 Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar BN (PBB)
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Rohani Abdul Karim
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS (PBB)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Batang Lupar Beladin
Beting Maro
Lingga Lingga
Lingga-Sebuyau
Sebuyau
Simanggang
Sri Aman

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N27 Sebuyau Julaihi Narawi GPS (PBB)
N28 Lingga Dayang Noorazah Awang Sohor
N29 Beting Maro Razaili Gapor

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N27 Sebuyau
  • Kota Samarahan Municipal Council
  • Simunjan District Council
N28 Lingga
  • Betong District Counil
  • Simunjan District Council
  • Sri Aman District Council
N29 Beting Maro
  • Betong District Council
  • Saratok District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rohani Abdul Karim 14,204 70.49 - 6.53
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Wan Abdillah Wan Ahmad 3,927 19.49 + 19.49
PH Narudin Mentali 2,020 10.02 + 10.02
Total valid votes 20,151 100.00
Total rejected ballots 403
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 20,603 69.11
Registered electors 29,811
Majority 10,277 51.00
BN hold 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.[permanent dead link]

"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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rohani Abdul Karim 15,625 77.02 - 0.62
PKR Abg. Zulkifli Abg. Engkeh 4,661 22.98 + 22.98
Total valid votes 20,286 100.00
Total rejected ballots 425
Unreturned ballots 43
Turnout 20,754 75.86
Registered electors 27,360
Majority 10,964 54.04
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 184/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-05.

"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) 225/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rohani Abdul Karim 11,015 77.64 + 77.64
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Abang Eddy Allyanni Abang Fauzi 2,923 20.60 + 20.60
Independent Ali Semsu 250 1.76 + 1.76
Total valid votes 14,188 100.00
Total rejected ballots 193
Unreturned ballots 12
Turnout 14,393 64.21
Registered electors 22,417
Majority 8,092 57.04
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Rohani Abdul Karim won uncontested.
BN Rohani Abdul Karim
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar 7,903 74.61 + 74.61
STAR Syid Assimie Wan Ismail 2,689 25.39 + 25.39
Total valid votes 10,592 100.00
Total rejected ballots 339
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 10,944 57.85
Registered electors 18,917
Majority 5,214 49.22
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar won uncontested.
BN Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar 5,795 54.43 + 2.12
PERMAS Wan Habib Syed Mahmud 3,130 29.40 + 29.40
Independent Abang Ismail Abd. Hadari 1,722 16.17 + 16.17
Total valid votes 10,647 100.00
Total rejected ballots 166
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 10,813 66.97
Registered electors 16,146
Majority 2,665 25.03
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Daniel Tajem Miri 7,975 52.31
Independent Donald Lawan 6,441 42.25
Independent Baba Rumpang 830 5.44
Total valid votes 15,246 100.00
Total rejected ballots 325
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,571 59.02
Registered electors 26,383
Majority 1,534 10.06
BN gain from Independent Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Edwin Tangkun
BN Willington Rufus Nanang
Independent Henry Bernard Senada
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 23,127
Majority
Independent gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Edwin Tangkun 7,365 62.92
Independent Brodie Sureng 4,340 37.08
Total valid votes 11,705 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 21,076
Majority 3,025
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Edwin Tangkun
BN Paul Anding
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 18,518
Majority
SNAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Edwin Tangkun 4,751 36.72
Sarawak United Peoples' Party Hollis Tini 3,247 25.09
PESAKA Yaman Mohamad Tahir 3,142 24.28
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Abang Hamid Salam 1,800 13.91
Total valid votes 12,940 100.00
Total rejected ballots 836
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 13,776 78.83
Registered electors 17,476
Majority 1,504
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

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