Papar (federal constituency)

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Papar
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
WARISAN
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Papar is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Pangalat, Dambai, Kawang, Kinarut, Langkuas, Labak, Kaiduan, Gana, Obai, Buang Sayang, Kuala, Kelanahan, Surati, Bandar Papar, Benoni, Limbahau, Biau.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pengalat, Dambai, Kawang, Kinarut, Kampung Laut, Labak, Kaiduan, Gana, Ovai, Pengalat Kecil, Beringgis, Taman Pantai Lok Kawi, Buang Sayang, Kuala, Kelanahan, Surati, Bandar Papar, Benoni, Limbahau, Biau, Rampazan.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Papar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Osu Sukam BN
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Ahmad Hassan WARISAN

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
WARISAN Ahmad Hassan 17,394 48.54 + 48.54
BN Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin 17,069 47.63 - 17.20
STAR Jamil William Core 892 2.49 - 0.07
PCS Elbert Sikuil 481 1.34 + 1.34
Total valid votes 35,836 100.00
Total rejected ballots 543
Unreturned ballots 161
Turnout 36,540 83.83
Registered electors 43,586
Majority 325 0.91
WARISAN gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin 21,196 64.83 + 0.40
PKR Mohammad Yahya Lampong 10,661 32.61 + 8.36
STAR Balon Mujim 838 2.56 + 2.56
Total valid votes 32,695 100.00
Total rejected ballots 499
Unreturned ballots 68
Turnout 33,262 85.79
Registered electors 38,771
Majority 10,535 32.22
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin 15,352 64.43 + 64.43
PKR Wahap Idris 5,778 24.25 + 24.25
Independent Patrick Sindu 2,268 9.52 + 9.52
Independent Mohd Hashim Yussup @ Yusof 429 1.80 + 1.80
Total valid votes 23,827 100.00
Total rejected ballots 651
Unreturned ballots 435
Turnout 24,913 77.18
Registered electors 32,279
Majority 9,574 40.18
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin won uncontested.
BN Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin
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 Osu Sukam 14,013 64.81 + 8.13
PBS Mohd Saidi Lampoh 7,608 35.19 - 6.93
Total valid votes 21,621 100.00
Total rejected ballots 200
Unreturned ballots 43
Turnout 21,864 70.22
Registered electors 31,136
Majority 6,405 29.62
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Osu Sukam 12,131 56.68 + 5.46
PBS Juani @ Johnny Mositun 9,015 42.12 + 42.12
Independent Mohd. Hashim Yussup 257 1.20 + 1.20
Total valid votes 21,403 100.00
Total rejected ballots 204
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 21,665 74.94
Registered electors 28,909
Majority 3,116 14.56
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Osu Sukam 8,452 51.22 + 2.30
Independent Abd. Rahman Juman 7,939 48.10 + 48.10
Independent Wences B. Lajingah 45 0.27 + 0.27
Independent Md. Ariff Ab. Bakar 41 0.25 + 0.25
Independent Huang Tzin Tat @ Alexander 27 0.16 + 0.16
Total valid votes 16,504 100.00
Total rejected ballots 109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,613 71.80
Registered electors 23,137
Majority 513 3.12
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Osu Sukam 4,844 48.92
Independent James Ghani 4,638 46.83
Independent Othman Mohd Yassin 421 4.25
Total valid votes 9,903 100.00
Total rejected ballots 92
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,995 57.99
Registered electors 17,237
Majority 206 2.09
This was a new constituency created.

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