Igan (federal constituency)

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Igan
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Johnie Zawawi
GPS
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018

Igan is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Semah, Tebaang, Daro, Lemang Peh, Lassa, Lebaan, Kuala Matu, Sok, Matu, Sekaan Besar, Jemoreng, Bawang, Tian, Bekumah, Ilas, Igan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Semah, Tebaang, Daro, Lemang Peh, Lassa, Lebaan, Kuala Matu, Sok, Matu, Sekaan Besar, Jemoreng, Bawang, Tian, Bekumah, Ilas, Igan.

Representation history[edit]

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

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
PAS 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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