Lanang (federal constituency)

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Lanang
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Alice Lau Kiong Yieng
PH
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018

Lanang 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 Tiong Hua, Tong Sang, Keladi, Kapor Lima, Lembangan, Uk Daik, Hardin, Lai Chee, Merlin, Hua Kiew, Hin Yu, Layang-layang, Manggis, Maling, Assan, Naman, Pak, Dudong, Salim, Lanang, Aik Dee, Menyan, Sibu Jaya, Lada, Usaha Jaya, Mantis.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tiong Hua, Tong Sang, Keladi, Kapor Lima, Lembangan, Uk Daik, Hardin, Lai Chee, Merlin, Hua Kiew, Hin Yu, Layang-Layang, Manggis, Maling, Assan, Naman, Pak, Dudong, Salim, Lanang, Aik Dee, Menyan, Sibu Jaya, Lada, Usaha Jaya, Mantis.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Lanang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
8th 1990–1995 Wong Sing Nang DAP
9th 1995–1999 Tiong Thai King BN
10th 1999–2004
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2013
13th 2013-2018 Alice Lau Kiong Yieng DAP
14th 2018
2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Alice Lau Kiong Yieng 29,905 65.16 + 5.48
BN Kong Sien Chiu 15,359 33.47 - 6.85
PEACE Priscilla Lau 628 1.37 + 1.37
Total valid votes 45,892 100.00
Total rejected ballots 295
Unreturned ballots 232
Turnout 46,419 74.90
Registered electors 61,973
Majority 14,546 31.70
PH hold Swing {{{3}}}
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 % ∆%
DAP Alice Lau Kiong Yieng 26,613 59.68
BN Tiong Thai King 17,983 40.32
Total valid votes 44,596 100.00
Total rejected ballots 304
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 44,956 78.67
Registered electors 57,143
Majority 8,630
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong Thai King 19,476 57.13
DAP Wong Kee Woan 14,612 42.87
Total valid votes 34,088 100.00
Total rejected ballots 253
Unreturned ballots 102
Turnout 34,443 69.54
Registered electors 49,530
Majority 4,864
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong Thai King 14,895 59.42
DAP Wong Kee Woan 10,174 40.58
Total valid votes 25,069 100.00
Total rejected ballots 252
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 25,374 63.28
Registered electors
Majority 4,721
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong Thai King 16,256 63.20
DAP Wong Ho Leng 9,466 36.80
Total valid votes 25,722 100.00
Total rejected ballots 292
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 26,084 68.32
Registered electors
Majority 6,790
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tiong Thai King 18,221 53.54
DAP Wong Sing Nang 15,813 46.46
Total valid votes 34,034 100.00
Total rejected ballots 355
Unreturned ballots 67
Turnout 34,456 72.79
Registered electors
Majority 2,408
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Sing Nang 15,405 57.40
BN Tieu Sung Seng 11,432 42.60
Total valid votes 26,837 100.00
Total rejected ballots 213
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,050 69.22
Registered electors
Majority 3,973
This was a new constituency created.

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