Beaufort (federal constituency)

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Beaufort
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Azizah Mohd Dun
Independent
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018

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

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[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kota Klias, Malabau, Kabulu, Takuli, Limbawang, Klias Baru, Bandar Beaufort, Bingkul, Jimpangah, Halogilat, Taman Wawasan, Tenambak, Temporong, Sitombok, Palu Palu, Bundu, Melampai, Mansud, Karukan, Kilugus, Tanjung Aru, Malikai, Menumbok.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kota Klias, Malabau, Kabulu, Takuli, Limbawang, Klias Baru, Bandar Beaufort, Bingkul, Jimpangah, Halogilat, Taman Wawasan, Klias Estet, Tenambak, Temporong, Sitombok, Palu Palu, Bundu, Melampai, Mansud, Karukan, Kilugus, Tanjung Aru, Malikai, Menumbok.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Beaufort
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
9th 1995-1999 Nurnikman Abdullah BN
10th 1999-2004 Anifah Aman
11th 2004-2008 Azizah Mohd Dun
12th 2008-2012 Lajim Ukin
2012-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Azizah Mohd Dun BN
14th 2018
2018-present Independent

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Azizah Mohd Dun 11,354 41.72 - 8.80
PHRS Lajim Ukin 8,023 29.48 + 29.48
PH Johan @ Christopher Ot Ghani 7,835 28.79 + 1.65
Total valid votes 27,212 100.00
Total rejected ballots 799
Unreturned ballots 143
Turnout 28,154 84.44
Registered electors 33,342
Majority 3,331 12.24
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 % ∆%
BN Azizah Mohd Dun 12,827 50.52 - 28.75
PKR Lajim Ukin 12,155 47.87 + 27.14
STAR Guan Dee Koh Hoi 409 1.61 + 1.61
Total valid votes 25,391 100.00
Total rejected ballots 559
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 26,000 86.39
Registered electors 30,097
Majority 673 2.65
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lajim Ukin 14,780 79.27 + 79.27
PKR Lajim Md Yusof 3,866 20.73 + 20.73
Total valid votes 18,646 100.00
Total rejected ballots 681
Unreturned ballots 19
Turnout 19,346 72.22
Registered electors 26,788
Majority 10,914 58.54
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Azizah Mohd Dun won uncontested.
BN Azizah Mohd Dun
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 Anifah Aman @ Haniff Amman 16,009 63.48 + 4.64
PBS Pengiran Aliuddin Pengiran Tahir 9,209 36.52 - 3.76
Total valid votes 25,218 100.00
Total rejected ballots 440
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 25,707 64.26
Registered electors 40,004
Majority 6,800 26.96
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nurnikman Abdullah 14,719 58.84
PBS Abdul Rashid Abu Bakar 10,076 40.28
Independent Anis Tuali 221 0.88
Total valid votes 25,016 100.00
Total rejected ballots 338
Unreturned ballots 22
Turnout 25,376 70.31
Registered electors 36,091
Majority 4,643 18.56
This was a new constituency created.

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