Beaufort (federal constituency)

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Beaufort (P177)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Azizah Mohd Dun
PN
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]34,870
Area (km²)871

Beaufort is a federal constituency in Interior Division, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Beaufort's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (65.98%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (26.11%)
  Chinese (7.46%)
  Other ethnicities (0.45%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Beaufort constituency has a total of 24 polling districts.[3]

State constitunecy Polling District Code Location
Klias (N32) Kota Klias 177/32/01 SMK Kota Klias
Malabau 177/32/02 SK Rancangan Klias
Kabulu 177/32/03 SK Kabulu
Takuli 177/32/04 SK Takuli
Limbawang 177/32/05 SK Mempagar
Klias Baru 177/32/06 SK Klias Baru
Bandar Beaufort 177/32/07 SJK (C) Kung Ming (1)
Bingkul 177/32/08 SA Negeri Kampung Bingkul
Jimpangah 177/32/09 SK Batu 60
Halogilat 177/32/10 SK Biah Batu 65
Taman Wawasan 177/32/11 SA Negeri Pekan Beaufort
Klias Estate 177/32/12 Tadika Kung Ming
Kuala Penyu (N33) Tenambak 177/33/01 SK Tenambak
Temporong 177/33/02 SK St. Augustine
Sitombok 177/33/03 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Palu Palu 177/33/04 SK Palu-Palu
Bundu 177/33/05 SK St. Peter Bundu
Melampai 177/33/06 SK Menunggang
Mansud 177/33/07 SK Mansud
Karukan 177/33/08 SK Kerukan
Kilugus 177/33/09 SK Kilugus
Tanjung Aru 177/33/10 SK Tanjung Aru
Malikai 177/33/11 SK Melikai
Menumbok 177/33/12 SK Pekan Menumbok

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Beaufort
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kimanis and Limbawang
9th 1995-1999 Nurnikman Abdullah BN (UMNO)
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 (UMNO)
14th 2018
2018-2019 Independent
2019-2020 PH (BERSATU)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Beaufort Bongowan
Klias
Kuala Penyu

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N32 Klias Isnin Aliasnih PN (BERSATU)
N33 Kuala Penyu Limus Jury

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.[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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
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
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 183/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-19.

"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) 224/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 41. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2018. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "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. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.[permanent dead link]