Mukah (federal constituency)

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Mukah (P213)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]30,608
Area (km²)2,985

Mukah is a federal constituency in Mukah Division (Dalat District and Mukah District) and Sibu District (Selangau District), Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1971.

The federal constituency was created in the 1968 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 Mukah's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (74%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (17%)
  Chinese (9%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Mukah constituency has a total of 45 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Dalat(N56) Tanam 213/56/01 SK Kpg. Tanam Dalat
Dalat 213/56/02 SJK (C) Chin Hua Dalat
Kut 213/56/03 SK Kut Tengah
Balan 213/56/04 SK Kpg. Balan
Ud 213/56/05 SK Kpg. Sg. Ud
Baru Dalat 213/56/06 Balai Raya Kpg. Baru Dalat
Sungai Dalam 213/56/07 Balai Raya Sg. Dalam Dalat
Klid 213/56/08 SK Kpg. Klid
Kekan 213/56/09 Balai Raya Kpg. Kekan Dalat
Medong 213/56/10 SK St. John Medong
Kut Muara 213/56/11 Balai Raya Kut Muara
Narub 213/56/12 SJK (C) San-San Narub Dalat
Oya 213/56/13 SK Datu Pengiran Mohammad Oya
Terus 213/56/14 SK Kpg. Bakong/Terus
Teh Oy 213/56/15 SK Kpg. Teh Dalat
Senau 213/56/16 SK Kpg. Senau
Tellian (N57) Baoh 213/57/01 SK St. Luke Ng. Baoh Dalat
Lubok Antu 213/57/02 Balai Raya Kpg. Penat
Sebakong 213/57/03 RH Mawar Tanjong Pedada Mukah
Ulu Baoh 213/57/04 SK Ulu Baoh Dalat
Dijih 213/57/05
  • SK Dijih Mukah
  • SK Lubok Bemban Mukah
Ulu Sikat 213/57/06 SK Ladang 3 LKTS Mukah Jln. Bukut
Nangka Sikat 213/57/07 SK Ng. Sikat Mukah
Inkerbai 213/57/08 SK Bukit Inkerbai Mukah
Petenak Mukah 213/57/09 SK Kpg. Petenak Mukah
Tellian 213/57/10 Dewab PIBG SK Kpg. Tellian Mukah
Judan 213/57/11 SK Dua Sg. Mukah
Kuala Lama 213/57/12 SK St. Patrick Mukah
Tellian Laut 213/57/13 Balai Raya Abdul Rahman Yaakub Kpg. Tellian Laut
Mukah 213/57/14 SJK (C) Chong Boon Mukah
Penakub Permai 213/57/15 SK Dato Awang Udin Mukah
Balingian (N58) Litong 213/58/01 SK Kpg. Seberang Mukah
Penakub 213/58/02 SK Kpg. Penakub Ulu Mukah
Temesu 213/58/03 RH Penghulu Iju Sg Temesu Mukah
Balingan 213/58/04 SJK (C) Chung Hua Balingian No. 1
Tutus 213/58/05 Balai Raya Kpg. Tutus Hilir Mukah
Jebungan 213/58/06 SK Kpg. Jebungan Mukah
Kenyana 213/58/07 SK Kuala Kenyana Mukah
Sesok 213/58/08
  • SK Kpg. Teh Mukah
  • SK Kpg. Sau Mukah
Ulu Bedengan 213/58/09 Tadika Kemas Bayau Jln. Selangau/Mukah
Bedengan 213/58/10 SK Sg. Bedengan Mukah
Penipah 213/58/11 SK Sg. Penipah Mukah
Kuala Balingian 213/58/12 SK Kpg. Kuala Balingian
Suyong 213/58/13
  • SK Parish Balingian
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Balingian
Liok 213/58/14 SK Sg. Liok

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Mukah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971–1973 Latip Idris BUMIPUTERA
1973–1974 BN (PBB)
4th 1974–1978
5th 1978–1979 Salleh Jafaruddin
1980–1982 Edward Esnen Unang
6th 1982–1986 Leo Michael Toyad
7th 1986–1990
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2013 Muhammad Leo Michael Toyad Abdullah
13th 2013–2018
14th 2018 Hanifah Hajar Taib
2018–present GPS (PBB)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Mukah Balingian
Dalat
Oya
Tellian

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N56 Dalat Fatimah Abdullah GPS (PBB)
N57 Tellian Royston Valentine
N58 Balingian Abdul Yakub Arbi

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N56 Dalat
  • Dalat & Mukah District Council
  • Matu & Daro District Council
N57 Tellian
  • Dalat & Mukah District Council
  • Matu & Daro District Council
  • Sibu Rural District Council
N58 Balingian Dalat & Mukah District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hanifah Hajar Taib 13,853 66.90 - 10.25
PH Abdul Jalil Bujang 6,853 33.10 + 33.10
Total valid votes 20,706 100.00
Total rejected ballots 379
Unreturned ballots 120
Turnout 21,205 69.28
Registered electors 30,608
Majority 7,000 33.81
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.[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 % ∆%
BN Muhammad Leo Michael Toyad Abdullah 14,983 77.15
DAP Hai Merawin @ Bonaventure 2,219 11.43
Independent Sylvester Ajah Subah 2,219 11.43
Total valid votes 19,421 100.00
Total rejected ballots 417
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 19,879 75.08
Registered electors 26,477
Majority 12,764
BN hold 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 Muhammad Leo Michael Toyad Abdullah 10,090 72.68
Independent Hai Merawin @ Bonaventure 3,792 27.32
Total valid votes 13,882 100.00
Total rejected ballots 521
Unreturned ballots 32
Turnout 14,435 63.17
Registered electors 22,851
Majority 6,298
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Leo Michael Toyad 11,829 81.69
Independent Mohamad @ Latip Rahman 2,651 18.31
Total valid votes 14,480 100.00
Total rejected ballots 341
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 14,849 57.44
Registered electors
Majority 9,178
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Leo Michael Toyad 11,258 75.31
PKR Yusuf Abdul Rahman 3,691 24.69
Total valid votes 14,949 100.00
Total rejected ballots 389
Unreturned ballots 33
Turnout 15,371 60.53
Registered electors
Majority 7,567
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Leo Michael Toyad won uncontested.
BN Leo Michael Toyad
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 Leo Michael Toyad 11,616 77.82
PERMAS Abdul Ghani @ Lai Rani Etli 3,311 22.18
Total valid votes 14,927 100.00
Total rejected ballots 395
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,322 60.91
Registered electors
Majority 8,305
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Leo Michael Toyad 8,615 60.90
Independent Salleh Jafaruddin 5,532 39.10
Total valid votes 14,147 100.00
Total rejected ballots 229
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,376 71.56
Registered electors 20,089
Majority 3,083
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Leo Michael Toyad 70.59
Independent Yaman Juan 29.41
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 18,207
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 28 January 1980
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Salleh Jafaruddin
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Edwin Esnen Unang won uncontested.
BN Edwin Esnen Unang
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Salleh Jafaruddin 7,103 72.97
PAJAR Ligam Peter 2,631 27.03
Total valid votes 9,734 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 17,469
Majority 4,472
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Latip Idris 7,563 66.87
SNAP Sim Boon Liang 3,747 33.13
Total valid votes 11,310 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 18,148
Majority 3,816
BN gain from Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Latip Idris 3,632 36.00
SNAP Ugil Unchong 2,300 22.80
PESAKA Stephen Kule 1,892 18.75
Sarawak United Peoples' Party Richard Boya 1,368 13.56
Independent Jawan Kapong 896 8.88
Total valid votes 10,088 100.00
Total rejected ballots 819
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 10,907 69.04
Registered electors 15,798
Majority 1,332
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

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