Keningau (federal constituency)

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Keningau (P180)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Jeffrey Kitingan
PN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]55,311
Area (km²)2,231

Keningau is a federal constituency in Interior Division, Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Keningau's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Non-muslim bumiputera (62.11%)
  Muslim bumiputera (28.03%)
  Chinese (8.67%)
  Other ethnicities (1.2%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Keningau constituency has a total of 37 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tambunan(N39) Kirokot 180/39/01 SK Kerokot
Patau 180/39/02 SK Patau
Kinabaan 180/39/03 SMK Tambunan
Sensuron 180/39/04 SK Sunsuron
Timbou 180/39/05 SK Timbou
Toboh 180/39/06 SK St David Toboh
Kaingaran 180/39/07 SK Kaingaran
Tambunan Bandar 180/39/08 SK Pekan Tambunan
Lubong 180/39/09 SK Nambayan
Nambayan 180/39/10 SK Monsok Tengah
Kuala Monsok 180/39/11 SK Lotong
Geras 180/39/12 SK Geras
Tiong 180/39/13 SK Tiong Wido
Namadan 180/39/14 SK Kuala Namadan Tambunan
Monsorulong 180/39/15 SK Kinaluan
Rompon 180/39/16 SK Rompon
Bingkor(N40) Ranggon 180/40/01 SA Rakyat Al-Huda
Apin-Apin 180/40/02 SK Apin-Apin
Marampong 180/40/03 SK Merampong
Bunga Raya 180/40/04 SK Bunga Raya
Kukuangoh 180/40/05 SK Kampong Baru
Tuntumulod 180/40/06 SK Bunsit
Bingkor 180/40/07 SK Bingkor
Baginda 180/40/08 SK Binaong
Tuarid Taud 180/40/09 SK Tuarid Taud
Keningau Station 180/40/10 SMK Keningau II
Keningau Bandar 180/40/11 SMK St. Francis Xavier
Liawan(N41) Luagan 180/41/01 SK Luagan
Liawan 180/41/02 SK Kg Keningau
Patikang Laut 180/41/03 SK Bulu Silou
Sinagang 180/41/04 SK Senagang
Meninpir 180/41/05 SJK (C) Yuk Kong
Bayangan 180/41/06 SA Negeri Bayangan Keningau
Mesjid 180/41/07 SMK Gunsanad
Limbawan 180/41/08 SK Pekan Keningau
Motou 180/41/09 Tadika Sabah Chinese Association Keningau Sabah
Banjar 180/41/10 SK Banjar

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Keningau
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Sabah Selatan
4th 1974-1977 Stephen Robert Evans BN (USNO)
1977-1978 Harris Salleh BN (BERJAYA)
5th 1978-1982 Stephen Robert Evans BN (USNO)
6th 1982-1986 Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau BN (BERJAYA)
7th 1986-1990 Joseph Pairin Kitingan BN (PBS)
8th 1990-1995 PBS
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 BN (PBS)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Jeffrey Kitingan USA (STAR)
2018-2020 GBS (STAR)
2020-present PN (STAR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Keningau Bingkor
Liawan
Pensiangan Pensiangan
Sook
Tambunan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N39 Tambunan Jeffrey Gapari Kitingan PN (STAR)
N40 Bingkor Robert Tawik
N41 Liawan Annuar Ayub Aman

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
STAR Gapari Katingan @ Geoffrey Kitingan 13,286 33.09 - 0.39
WARISAN Jikulin Nointin @ Anastasius 13,241 32.98 + 32.98
BN Daniel Kinsik 12,742 31.74 - 12.16
PCS Jius Awang 433 1.08 + 1.08
Independent Maimin Rijan 248 0.62 + 0.62
Independent Justin Guka 199 0.50 + 0.50
Total valid votes 40,149 100.00
Total rejected ballots 522
Unreturned ballots 242
Turnout 40,913 79.02
Registered electors 51,177
Majority 45 0.11
STAR gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Pairin Kitingan 15,818 44.50 - 12.77
STAR Gapari Katingan @ Geoffrey Kitingan 11,900 33.48 + 33.48
PKR Stephen Sandor 7,825 22.02 - 18.51
Total valid votes 35,543 100.00
Total rejected ballots 555
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 36,144 82.73
Registered electors 43,691
Majority 3,918
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Pairin Kitingan 14,598 57.27 + 57.27
PKR Gapari Katingan @ Geoffrey Kitingan 10,334 40.53 + 40.53
DAP Peter Kodou @ Peter Anthony Kodou 560 2.20 + 2.20
Total valid votes 25,492 100.00
Total rejected ballots 464
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,956 72.96
Registered electors 35,578
Majority 4,264
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Pairin Kitingan won uncontested.
BN Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN gain from PBS Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBS Joseph Pairin Kitingan 12,783 50.49 - 16.22
BN Joseph Kurup 12,533 49.51 + 16.22
Total valid votes 25,316 100.00
Total rejected ballots 283
Unreturned ballots 3
Turnout 25,602 64.05
Registered electors
Majority 250
PBS hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBS Joseph Pairin Kitingan 17,510 66.71 + 66.71
BN Ellron Angin 8,736 33.29 + 33.29
Total valid votes 26,246 100.00
Total rejected ballots 353
Unreturned ballots 43
Turnout 26,642 73.11
Registered electors
Majority 8,774
PBS hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Pairin Kitingan won uncontested.
PBS Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
PBS gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Pairin Kitingan won uncontested.
BN Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau 8,552 72.27
PASOK Uling Anggan 2,164 18.29
Independent Allin Jaafar 1,117 9.44
Total valid votes 11,833 100.00
Total rejected ballots 539
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,372 62.63
Registered electors 19,755
Majority 6,388
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Stephen Robert Evans 8,612 82.89
PUSAKA Juri Gahun @ Cayus 1,778 17.11
Total valid votes 10,390 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 17,210
Majority 6,834
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 26–30 January 1977
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Stephen Robert Evans
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Harris Salleh 8,410 77.43
Independent Bittie Basingau 2,451 22.57
Total valid votes 10,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority 5,959
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Stephen Robert Evans won uncontested.
BN Stephen Robert Evans
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 12,816
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 41. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.