Bukit Begunan

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Bukit Begunan
Sarawak constituency
State constituency
LegislatureSarawak State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Mong Dagang
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1991
Last contested2016

Bukit Begunan is a state constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly since 1991.

The state constituency was created in the 1987 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2006–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Banting, Kara, Melugu, Klauh, Bukit Balau.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Banting, Kara, Melugu, Klauh, Bukit Balau.

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Bukit Begunan
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
13th 1991–1996 Daniel Tajem Miri PBDS
14th 1996–1997 Mong Dagang BN
1997–2001
15th 2001–2006
16th 2006–2011
17th 2011–2016
18th 2016–present

Election results[edit]

Sarawak state election, 2016: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 5,550 86.65 + 18.61
PKR Jubri Atak 855 13.35 - 3.30
Total valid votes 6,405 100.00
Total rejected ballots 125
Unreturned ballots 17
Turnout 6,547 69.73
Registered electors 9,389
Majority 4,695
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette – Notice of Contested Election, State Legislative Assembly of the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 190/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.

"Senarai Calon yang Disahkan Layak Bertanding Pilihan Raya Dewan Undangan Negeri ke-11". Election Commission of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-04-25. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
Sarawak state election, 2011: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 3,671 68.04 + 8.28
PKR Jimmy Lim @ Jimmy Donald 898 16.65 + 16.65
SNAP Ivanhoe Anthony Belon 638 11.83 - 28.41
Independent Lias Julai 188 3.48
Total valid votes 5,395 100.00
Total rejected ballots 56
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 5,472 70.35
Registered electors 7,778
Majority 2,773
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2006: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 3,083 59.76 - 6.44
SNAP Daniel Tajem Miri 2,076 40.24 + 40.24
Total valid votes 5,159 100.00
Total rejected ballots 85
Unreturned ballots 5
Turnout 5,249 68.66
Registered electors 7,644
Majority 1,007
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2001: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 4,669 66.20 + 1.99
STAR Marcus Kanyong 1,793 25.42 + 25.42
Independent Wel @ Maxwell Rojis 474 6.72 + 6.72
Independent Lawrence Ambu 117 1.66 + 1.66
Total valid votes 7,053 100.00
Total rejected ballots 96
Unreturned ballots 24
Turnout 7,173 63.22
Registered electors 11,346
Majority 2,876
BN hold Swing

Sarawak state by-election, 15–16 March 1997: Bukit Begunan
Upon election declared null and void
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 5,640 84.62
Independent Jack Bujang 1,025 15.38
Total valid votes 6,665 100.00
Total rejected ballots 102
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 6,767 61.93
Registered electors 10,926
Majority 4,615
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 1996: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mong Dagang 4,891 64.21 + 17.78
Independent Donald Lawan 2,726 35.79 + 35.79
Total valid votes 7,617 100.00
Total rejected ballots 98
Unreturned ballots 47
Turnout 7,762 71.04
Registered electors 10,926
Majority 2,165
BN gain from PBDS Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1991: Bukit Begunan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBDS Daniel Tajem Miri 4,004 53.57
BN Donald Lawan 3,470 46.43
Total valid votes 7,474 100.00
Total rejected ballots 92
Unreturned ballots 23
Turnout 7,589 74.01
Registered electors 10,254
Majority 534
This was a new constituency created.

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