Hulu Rajang (federal constituency)

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Hulu Rajang
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wilson Ugak Kumbong
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Hulu Rajang 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]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Mujong, Melinau, Baleh, Sut, Gaat, Merirai, Long Murum, Ba, Belaga, Asap.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Gaat, Mujong, Melinau, Baleh, Merirai, Data Kakus, Merit, Ba, Belaga, Long Busang, Long Bangan, Long Semutut, Long Murum, Asap, Tubau.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Hulu Rajang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Ulu Rajang
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Jugah Barieng PESAKA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1976 Sibat Miyut Tagong SNAP
1976-1978 BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Justine Jinggot
7th 1986-1990
Hulu Rajang
8th 1990-1995 Billy Abit Joo Independent
9th 1995-1999 BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Wilson Ugak Kumbong
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wilson Ugak Kumbong 11,834 68.20 + 5.45
PH Abun Sui Anyit 5,519 31.80 + 9.20
Total valid votes 17,353 100.00
Total rejected ballots 306
Unreturned ballots 68
Turnout 17,727 64.41
Registered electors 27,520
Majority 6,315 36.39
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.

"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 Wilson Ugak Kumbong 9,117 62.75
PKR Abun Sui Anyit 3,283 22.60
SWP George Lagong 2,129 14.65
Total valid votes 14,529 100.00
Total rejected ballots 213
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 14,763 68.08
Registered electors 21,686
Majority 5,834
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Billy Abit Joo 6,590 59.82
Independent George Lagong 4,426 40.18
Total valid votes 11,016 100.00
Total rejected ballots 139
Unreturned ballots 9
Turnout 11,164 63.09
Registered electors 17,696
Majority 2,164
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Billy Abit Joo 6,949 67.91
SNAP Bendindang Manjah 3,283 32.09
Total valid votes 10,232 100.00
Total rejected ballots 171
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 10,416 60.61
Registered electors
Majority 3,666
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Billy Abit Joo 6,884 71.45
Independent Kumbong Langit 2,751 28.55
Total valid votes 9,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 232
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 9,878 61.66
Registered electors
Majority 4,133
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Billy Abit Joo 6,731 68.58
Independent Lucius Jimbon 3,084 31.42
Total valid votes 9,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 274
Unreturned ballots 22
Turnout 10,111 63.80
Registered electors
Majority 3,647
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Billy Abit Joo 5,393 56.22
BN Justine Jinggut 4,200 43.78
Total valid votes 9,593 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,908 70.75
Registered electors
Majority 1,193
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Justine Jinggot 4,261 49.44
Independent Ugak Kumbong 2,417 28.05
Independent Simon Temenggong Sibat 1,940 22.51
Total valid votes 8,618 100.00
Total rejected ballots 355
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 8,973 63.10
Registered electors 14,220
Majority 1,844
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Justine Jinggot won uncontested.
BN Justine Jinggot
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 12,476
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sibat Miyut Tagong 3,983
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 11,385
Majority 2,737
BN gain Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Sibat Miyut Tagong
BN Leonard Linggi Jugah
Independent Manjah Dengeh
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 10,903
Majority
SNAP gain from PESAKA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969: Ulu Rajang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PESAKA Jugah Barieng 2,795 41.38
SNAP Sibat Miyut Tagong 1,428 21.14
SUPP Rabong Langgot 1,424 21.08
Independent Kupa Kanyan 1,107 16.39
Total valid votes 6,754 100.00
Total rejected ballots 643
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 7,397 78.37
Registered electors 9,439
Majority 1,367
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.