Miri (federal constituency)

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Miri (P219)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]80,386
Area (km²)771

Miri is a federal constituency in Miri Division (Miri District), 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Miri's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Chinese (55%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (28%)
  Muslim bumiputera (16%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Miri constituency has a total of 14 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Piasau(N73) Kubu 219/73/01 SMK Saint Columbus Miri
Bazzar 219/73/02
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Miri
  • SK Saint Joseph Miri
Merbau 219/73/03 SK Jln. Bintang
Merpati 219/73/04 Madrasah Sabian SA Rakyat Jln. Merbau Miri
Permaisuri 219/73/05
  • SK Syed Othman
  • SK Pulau Melayu
Bintang 219/73/06 SJK (C) North
Lutong 219/73/07 SJK (C) Chung Hua Lutong
Tanjong 219/73/08 SMJK Chung Hua Jln. Brighton Miri
Luak 219/73/09 SK Kpg. Luak
Pujut (N74) Pujut 219/74/01
  • SK Pujut Corner Pujut
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Pujut Miri
  • SMK Dato Permaisuri Piassau Jaya
Krokop 219/74/02
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Krokop
  • SM Swasta Pei Min
Senadin (N75) Kuala Baram 219/75/01
  • SK Tudan
  • SK Senadin
  • SK Merbau Bandar Baru Permyjaya
  • SK Kuala Baram
  • SK Kuala Baram II
Lopeng 219/75/02
  • SRA Majlis Islam Sarawak Miri
  • RH Dok Sg. Teniku Miri
Riam 219/75/03 SJK (C) Chung San Riam Miri

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Miri
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Lambir
8th 1990-1995 Peter Chin Fah Kui (陈华贵) BN (SUPP)
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Michael Teo Yu Keng (张有庆) PKR
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Miri Lambir
Piasau
Pujut
Senadin

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N73 Piasau Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew GPS (SUPP)
N74 Pujut Adam Yii Siew Sang
N75 Senadin Lee Kim Shin

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N73 Piasau Miri City Council
N74 Pujut Miri City Council
N75 Senadin
  • Miri City Council
  • Marudi District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Michael Teo Yu Keng 35,739 61.82 + 10.20
BN Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew 22,076 38.18 - 9.62
Total valid votes 57,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 513
Unreturned ballots 111
Turnout 58,439 72.70
Registered electors 80,386
Majority 13,663 23.63
PH 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.[permanent dead link]

"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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Michael Teo Yu Keng 26,909 51.62
BN Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew 24,917 47.80
STAR Chong Kon Fatt 306 0.59
Total valid votes 52,132 100.00
Total rejected ballots 630
Unreturned ballots 51
Turnout 52,813 74.21
Registered electors 71,170
Majority 1,992
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 184/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-06.

"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) 225/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Chin Fah Kui 19,354 57.79
DAP Fong Pau Teck 14,138 42.21
Total valid votes 33,492 100.00
Total rejected ballots 273
Unreturned ballots 204
Turnout 33,969 60.70
Registered electors 55,963
Majority 5,216
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Peter Chin Fah Kui won uncontested.
BN Peter Chin Fah Kui
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 Peter Chin Fah Kui 25,121 63.54
DAP Yie Siew Kee 14,415 36.46
Total valid votes 39,536 100.00
Total rejected ballots 482
Unreturned ballots 421
Turnout 40,439 59.20
Registered electors
Majority 10,706
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Chin Fah Kui 23,977 63.82
DAP Chong Kon Fatt 13,592 36.18
Total valid votes 37,569 100.00
Total rejected ballots 805
Unreturned ballots 206
Turnout 38,580 59.88
Registered electors
Majority 10,385
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Chin Fah Kui 18,904 57.51
DAP Lo Yung Tee 10,723 32.62
PERMAS Sarbini Morni 3,242 9.86
Total valid votes 32,869 100.00
Total rejected ballots 377
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,246 62.60
Registered electors
Majority 8,181
This was a new constituency created.

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