Mukah (federal constituency)

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Mukah
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Hanifah Hajar Taib
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Mukah is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Penat, Tanam, Dalat, Kut, Baoh, Sebakong, Oya, Terus, Teh Oya, Senau, Balan, Ud, Baru Dalat, Sungai Dalam, Klid, Kekan, Medong, Kut Muara, Ulu Baoh, Narub, Dijih, Ulu Sikat, Nanga Sikat, Engkerbai, Petanak Mukah, Mukah, Tellian, Litong, Penakop, Temesu, Balingian, Judan, Kuala Lama, Penakop Permai, Tellian Laut, Tutus, Jebungan, Kenyana, Sesok, Ulu Bedengan, Bedengan, Penipah, Kuala Balingian, Suyong, Liok.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tanam, Dalat, Kut, Balan, Ud, Baru Dalat, Sungai Dalam, Klid, Kekan, Medong, Kut Muara, Narub, Oya, Terus, Teh Oya, Senau, Baoh, Penat, Sebakong, Ulu Baoh, Dijih, Ulu Sikat, Nanga Sikat, Engkerbai, Petanak Mukah, Tellian, Judan, Kuala Lama, Tellian Laut, Mukah, Penakop Permai, Litong, Penakop, Temesu, Balingian, Tutus, Jebungan, Kenyana, Sesok, Ulu Bedengan, Bedengan, Penipah, Kuala Balingian, Suyong, Liok.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Mukah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Latip Idris BUMIPUTERA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1979 Salleh Jafaruddin
1980-1982 Edwin 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

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.

"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 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
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
KEADILAN 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 BUMIPUTERA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BUMIPUTERA Latip Idris 3,632 36.00
SNAP Ugil Unchong 2,300 22.80
PESAKA Stephen Kule 1,892 18.75
SUPP 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]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 502/2015]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.