Papar (federal constituency)

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Papar (P175)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]44,478
Area (km²)610

Papar is a federal constituency in West Coast Division (Papar District), 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Muslim bumiputera (66.71%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (25.31%)
  Chinese (7.46%)
  Other ethnicities (0.52%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Papar constituency has a total of 20 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Limbahau(N27) Dambai 175/27/01 SK Limputong
Labak 175/27/02 SK Tampasak
Kaiduan 175/27/03 SK Kaiduan
Gana 175/27/04 SK Gana
Ovai 175/27/05 SK Kogopon
Surati 175/27/06 SK Surati
Limbahau 175/27/07 SMK St. Mary Papar
Biau 175/27/08 SK Sabandil
Rampazan 175/27/09 SK Rampazan
Kawang(N28) Pengalat 175/28/01 SMK Pengalat Papar
Kawang 175/28/02 SK Kawang
Kinarut 175/28/03 SK Pekan Kinarut
Kampung Laut 175/28/04 SMK Kinarut
Pengalat Kecil 175/28/05 SMK Pengalat Papar
Beringgis 175/28/06 SK Beringis
Pantai Manis(N29) Buang Sayang 175/29/01 SK Buang Sayang
Kuala 175/29/02 SK Kuala Papar
Kelanahan 175/29/03 SK Kelanahan
Bandar Papar 175/29/04 SMK Majakir
Benoni 175/29/05 SK Benoni

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Papar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kimanis
7th 1986-1990 Osu Sukam BN (UMNO)
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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Papar Buang Sayang
Kawang
Limbahau
Pantai Manis

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N27 Limbahau Juil Nuatim IND
N28 Kawang Ghulam Haidar Khan Bahadar PN (BERSATU)
N29 Pantai Manis Mohd. Tamin Zainal BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No State Constituency Local government
N27 Limbahau Papar District Concil
N28 Kawang Papar District Concil
N29 Pantai Manis Papar District Concil

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Sabah Heritage Party Ahmad Hassan 17,394 48.54 + 48.54
BN Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin 17,069 47.63 - 17.20
Homeland Solidarity Party 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
Sabah Heritage Party 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.[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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
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
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 183/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-19.

"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) 224/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
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
Parti Bersatu Sabah 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
Parti Bersatu Sabah 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 40. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2018. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "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. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.