Bintulu (federal constituency)

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Bintulu
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Tiong King Sing
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]65,049

Bintulu is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Tatau, Sri Dagang, Jepak, Segan, Sungai Nyigu, RPR Sibiew, Bintulu Town, Bukit Orang, Tanjung Batu, Li Hua, Desa Damai, Batu Lima, Sebauh, Labang, Hulu Suai, Sekaloh, Sungai Sebauh, Sebungan, Pandan, Goyang, Subis Satu, Sibiew Similajau, Tanjung Kidurong, Suai, Melor, Mawar, RPR Kidurong, LKTS Suai.

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Tatau, Sri Dagang, Jepak, Segan, Sungai Nyigu, RPR Sebiew, Bintulu Town, Sibiew Similajau, Bukit Orang, Tanjung Batu, Tanjung Kidurong, Suai, Li Hua, Melor, Mawar, RPR Kidurong, Sebauh, Labang, Hulu Suai, Sekaloh, Sungai Sebauh, Sebungan, Pandan, Tubau, Goyang, LKTS Suai, Subis Satu.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bintulu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd 1971-1973 Ting Ming Kiong SCA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1976 Ting Ling Kiew SNAP
1976-1978 BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 James Wong Kim Min
9th 1995-1999 Chiew Chiu Sing DAP
10th 1999-2004 Tiong King Sing BN
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong King Sing 27,076 57.05
DAP Chiew Chan Yew 20,054 42.26
STAR Chieng Lea Phing 328 0.69
Total valid votes 47,458
Total rejected ballots 523
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 48,036 73.85
Registered electors 65,049
Majority 7,022 14.80
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.

"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. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong King Sing 26,458 58.17
DAP John Brian Anthony 19,025 41.83
Total valid votes 45,483 100.00
Total rejected ballots 458
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 45,968 76.75
Registered electors 59,893
Majority 7,433
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong King Sing 23,628 73.17
DAP Lim Su Kien 8,663 26.83
Total valid votes 32,291 100.00
Total rejected ballots 288
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 32,629 64.73
Registered electors 50,404
Majority 14,965
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong King Sing 20,225 63.67
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 8,958 28.20
SNAP Lau Hieng Kii 2,583 8.13
Total valid votes 31,766 100.00
Total rejected ballots 288
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 32,067 64.95
Registered electors
Majority 11,267
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong King Sing 15,681 52.34
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 14,281 47.66
Total valid votes 29,962 100.00
Total rejected ballots 422
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 30,437 66.28
Registered electors
Majority 1,400
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 12,164 53.54
BN James Wong Kim Min 10,370 45.64
Independent Johnny Walker Tinggang 185 0.81
Total valid votes 22,719 100.00
Total rejected ballots 389
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 23,157 63.72
Registered electors
Majority 1,794
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN James Wong Kim Min 6,337 34.71
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 6,050 33.14
PERMAS Salleh Jafaruddin 3,227 17.68
Independent Francis Lutau Jilan 2,118 11.60
Independent Daniel Sigah Limbai 523 2.86
Total valid votes 18,255 100.00
Total rejected ballots 292
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,547 62.50
Registered electors
Majority 287
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Ling Kiew 7,602 47.47
Independent Victor Temenggong Angang 5,429 33.90
DAP Goh Ngiap Joon 2,984 18.63
Total valid votes 16,015 100.00
Total rejected ballots 383
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,398 60.87
Registered electors 26,938
Majority 2,173
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Ling Kiew 6,379 55.64
Independent Stephen Randi Sekalai 2,853 24.89
Independent Hu Liong Kwong 1,145 9.99
Independent Julaihi Hanafi 1,087 9.48
Total valid votes 11,464 100.00
Total rejected ballots 491
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,955 60.20
Registered electors 19,859
Majority 3,526
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Ling Kiew 7,328 81.20
PAJAR Frederick Kiai 1,697 18.80
Total valid votes 9,025 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 17,420
Majority 5,631
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Ting Ling Kiew
BN Ting Ming Kiong
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 15,636
Majority 561
SNAP gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Ting Ming Kiong 2,919 33.56
PESAKA Jilan Nyeggang 2,183 25.10
SNAP Ismail Sebli 2,038 23.43
SUPP Tedong Taboh 1,461 16.80
Independent Jubin Magah 96 1.10
Total valid votes 8,697 100.00
Total rejected ballots 728
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,425 72.12
Registered electors 13,069
Majority 736
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senarai Harga Daftar Pemilih Untuk Pilihan Raya Umum Ke-14 Yang Diwartakan Pada 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. p. 12. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 502/2015]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  3. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  4. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.