Lawas (federal constituency)

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Lawas
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Henry Sum Agong
GPS
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018

Lawas 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 Bario, Semadoh, Beriwan, Maligan, Trusan, Pa'Lungan, Dano, Remudu, Lellang, Sukang, Lupeng, Ba'Kelalan, Temarop, Suang, Talis, Lapadan, Tengoa, Tuma, Pengaleh, Siang, Pangi, Batu Tiga, Sundar, Bukit Sari, Merapok, Lawas, Gelapas, Awat, Baru, Luagan, Aru, Pagar, Katong, Pemukat, Dato, Belipat, Sualai, Punang, Lampaki, Sibagol, Muncu, Melusok, Temangis, Mission, Ladang Baru, Ranchangan, Silat.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Semadoh, Beriwan, Maligan, Trusan, Sukang, Lupeng, Ba'kelalan, Temarop, Suang, Talis, Lapadan, Tengoa, Tuma, Pengaleh, Siang, Pangi, Batu Tiga, Lampaki, Muncu, Ranchangan, Sundar, Bukit Sari, Merapok, Lawas, Gelapas, Awat, Baru, Luagan, Aru, Pagar, Katong, Pemukat, Dato, Belipat, Sualai, Punang, Sibagol, Melusok, Temangis, Mission, Ladang Baru, Silat.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Lawas
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
12th 2008-2013 Henry Sum Agong BN
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Henry Sum Agong 10,037 70.44 - 1.01
PH Danny Piri 4,037 28.33 + 0.28
Independent Mohamad Brahim 176 1.24 + 1.24
Total valid votes 14,250 100.00
Total rejected ballots 157
Unreturned ballots 143
Turnout 14,550 68.32
Registered electors 21,297
Majority 6,000 42.11
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 Henry Sum Agong 9,928 71.45
DAP Bob Baru Langub 3,898 28.05
STAR Alirahman Kamseh 69 0.50
Total valid votes 13,895 100.00
Total rejected ballots 177
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 14,113 74.89
Registered electors 18,845
Majority 6,030
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Henry Sum Agong 8,526 92.07
PKR Japar Suyut 734 7.93
Total valid votes 9,260 100.00
Total rejected ballots 82
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 9,342 59.44
Registered electors 15,717
Majority 7,792
This was a new constituency created.

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