Kota Samarahan (federal constituency)

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Kota Samarahan
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Rubiah Wang
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018

Kota Samarahan is a federal constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1990.

The federal constituency was created in the 1987 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 Empila, Beliong, Tanju, Tanjung Apong, Tambirat, Batu Blat, Tambey, Sui, Sambir, Sebandi Matang, Sebandi Ulu, Subi, Moyan, Reba, Moyan Ulu, Moyan Ledang, Serpan, Serpan Ulu, Asajaya, Asajaya Laut, Tebun, Sampun, Tuang, Merdang, Quop, Semaran, Ladang Samarahan, Sidanu, Pengkalan Kuap, Stakan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Beliong, Tanjung Apong, Tambirat, Tambey, Sui, Sambir, Sebandi Matang, Sebandi Ulu, Subi, Moyan, Reba, Moyan Ulu, Moyan Ledang, Serpan, Serpan Ulu, Asajaya, Asajaya Laut, Tebun, Sampun, Empila, Tanju, Batu Blat, Tuang, Semaran, Ladang Samarahan, Melaban, Merdang, Quop, Sidanu, Pengkalan Kuap, Stakan.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Samarahan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
8th 1990-1995 Abdul Taib Mahmud BN
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib
13th 2013-2018 Rubiah Wang
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rubiah Wang 25,070 69.90 - 8.16
PH Sopian Julaihi 8,078 22.52 + 22.52
PAS Zulkipli Ramzi 2,719 7.58 - 14.36
Total valid votes 35,867 100.00
Total rejected ballots 431
Unreturned ballots 253
Turnout 36,551 78.94
Registered electors 46,300
Majority 16,992 47.38
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 Rubiah Wang 24,202 78.06
PAS Abang Ahmad Kerdee Abang Masagus 6,801 21.94
Total valid votes 31,003 100.00
Total rejected ballots 528
Unreturned ballots 81
Turnout 31,612 82.85
Registered electors 38,158
Majority 17,401
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Abdul Taib 15,559 75.51
PKR Hussain Abang Apok 4,148 20.13
Independent Awg Bakar Awg Daud 898 4.36
Total valid votes 20,605 100.00
Total rejected ballots 449
Unreturned ballots 374
Turnout 21,428 75.14
Registered electors 28,517
Majority 11,411
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Taib Mahmud won uncontested.
BN Abdul Taib Mahmud
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Taib Mahmud 13,307 70.72
KEADILAN Zulrusdi Mohamad Hol 5,092 27.06
Independent Bujang Bakar 417 2.22
Total valid votes 18,816 100.00
Total rejected ballots 411
Unreturned ballots 3,206
Turnout 22,433 77.45
Registered electors
Majority 8,215
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Taib Mahmud won uncontested.
BN Abdul Taib Mahmud
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Taib Mahmud 14,353 87.39
PERMAS Tahir Sham 2,072 12.61
Total valid votes 16,425 100.00
Total rejected ballots 428
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,853 71.41
Registered electors
Majority 12,281
This was a new constituency created.

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