Igan (federal constituency)

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Igan (P207)
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]19,592
Area (km²)2,206

Igan is a federal constituency in Mukah Division and Sibu Division, Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2008.

The federal constituency was created in the 2005 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 Igan's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (81%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (15%)
  Chinese (4%)
  Other ethnicities (0%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Igan constituency has a total of 16 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Daro (N43) Semah 207/43/01
  • RH Nyait Sg. Stubah
  • SK Ng. Semah
  • SK Sebena
  • SK Penasu
Tebaang 207/43/02
  • SK Campuran Daro
  • SK Kpg. Tebaang
Daro 207/43/03
  • SK Kpg. Nangar
  • SK Hijrah Badong
  • Tadika Kie Ming Daro
Lemang Peh 207/43/04
  • SK Ulu Daro
  • SK Kpg. Pabgtray Daro
Lassa 207/43/05
  • SK Sg. Lengan
  • SK Sg. Singat
  • SK Sawai
  • SK Sg. Pasin
  • SK Batang Lassa
Lebaan 207/43/06 SK Bukit Papit
Jemoreng (N44) Kuala Matu 207/44/01
  • SK Bruan Mapal
  • SK Kuala Matu
  • SK Kpg. Pergau
Sok 207/44/02 SK Kpg. Sok
Matu 207/44/03 Perpustakaan Majlis Daerah Matu-Daro
Sekaan Besar 207/44/04
  • Bangunan Pusat Sumber JKKK Kpg. Tering
  • SK Orang Kaya Selair Kpg. Sekaan
Jemoreng 207/44/05 SK Orang Kaya Sergunim Jemoreng
Bawang 207/44/06
  • SK Sekaan Kechil
  • Bangunan Pusat Sumber JKKK Kpg. Bawang
Tian 207/44/07 Tadika KEMAS Kpg. Tian
Bekumah 207/44/08 SK Kebuaw
Ilas 207/44/09 SK Sg. Ilas
Igan 207/44/10 SK Kpg. Igan

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Igan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kuala Rajang
12th 2008-2013 Wahab Dolah BN (PBB)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Ahmad Johnie Zawawi
2018-present GPS (PBB)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Igan Daro
Jemoreng

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. Constituency Member Party (coalition)
N43 Daro Safiee Ahmad GPS (PBB)
N44 Jemoreng Juanda Jaya

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Johnie Zawawi 10,538 83.76 - 3.43
PH Andri Zulkarnaen Hamden 2,043 16.24 + 16.24
Total valid votes 12,581 100.00
Total rejected ballots 317
Unreturned ballots 98
Turnout 12,996 66.33
Registered electors 19,592
Majority 8,495 67.52
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 Wahab Dolah 11,896 87.19
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ajiji Fauzan 1,747 12.81
Total valid votes 13,643 100.00
Total rejected ballots 222
Unreturned ballots 33
Turnout 13,898 78.21
Registered electors 17,771
Majority 10,149
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Wahab Dolah won uncontested.
BN Wahab Dolah
Independent Junak Jawek Withdrew
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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