Limbang (federal constituency)

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Limbang
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Hasbi Habibollah
GPS
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)26,409

Limbang 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 Ranggau, Sebukang, Tabahan, Bangkita, Limbang, Poyan, Bukit Kota, Pendam, Telahak, Berawan, Danau, Lubai, Ukong, Medihit, Medamit.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ranggau, Sebukang, Tabahan, Bangkita, Limbang, Poyan, Bukit Kota, Pendam, Telahak, Berawan, Danau, Lubai, Ukong, Medihit, Medamit.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Limbang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
12th 2008-2013 Hasbi Habibollah BN (PBB)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS (PBB)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hasbi Habibollah 12,589 72.07 - 1.38
PH Ricardo Osmund Yampil Baba 4,879 27.93 + 1.38
Total valid votes 17,468 100.00
Total rejected ballots 201
Unreturned ballots 133
Turnout 17,802 67.41
Registered electors 26,409
Majority 7,710 44.14
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 Hasbi Habibollah 12,999 73.45
PKR Baru Bian 4,698 26.55
Total valid votes 17,697 100.00
Total rejected ballots 162
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 17,912 73.78
Registered electors 24,278
Majority 8,301
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hasbi Habibollah 6,427 52.78
PKR Lau Liak Koi 5,751 47.22
Total valid votes 12,178 100.00
Total rejected ballots 113
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 12,380 60.94
Registered electors 20,315
Majority 676
This was a new constituency created.

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