Pelagus

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Pelagus
Sarawak constituency
State constituency
LegislatureSarawak State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Wilson Nyabong Ijang
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2016

Pelagus is a state constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly since 1969.

The state constituency was created in the 1968 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2006–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Merit, Pelagus, Kapit, Menuan, Ibau, Kampung Baru, Selirik, Sibau, Sungai Amang, Sungai Kapit, Entangai.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pelagus, Sungai Amang, Nanga Peraran, Sut.

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Pelagus
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
8th 1970-1971 Bennet Jarrow PESAKA
1971-1973 Leonard Linggi Jugah
1973-1974 BN
9th 1974-1979 Jonathan Sabai Ajing SNAP
10th 1979-1983 BN
11th 1983-1987 Nueng Kudi SNAP
12th 1987-1991 Phi Limon Nuing PBDS
13th 1991-1996 Sng Chee Hua
14th 1996-2001 BN
15th 2001-2006 Larry Sng Wei Shien
16th 2006-2011
17th 2011-2012 George Lagong Independent
2012-2014 SWP
2014 TERAS
2015 SWP
2016 Independent[2][3]
18th 2016-present Wilson Nyabong Ijang BN

Election results[edit]

Sarawak state election, 2016: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wilson Nyabong Ijang 3,778 82.26 + 52.68
DAP Frankie Bendindang Manjah 494 10.76 + 10.76
Independent Yong Sibat 321 6.99 + 6.99
Total valid votes 4,593 100.00
Total rejected ballots 60
Unreturned ballots 12
Turnout 4,665 64.92
Registered electors 7,186
Majority 3,284
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, State Legislative Assembly of the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 190/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-29.

"Senarai Calon yang Disahkan Layak Bertanding Pilihan Raya Dewan Undangan Negeri ke-11". Election Commission of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Archived from the original on 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
Sarawak state election, 2011: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent George Lagong 5,740 58.49 + 58.49
BN Stanley Nyitar @ Unja Malang 2,903 29.58 - 34.63
PKR Edward Sumbang Asun 1,171 11.93 + 11.93
Total valid votes 9,814 100.00
Total rejected ballots 172
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 10,014 65.36
Registered electors 15,322
Majority 2,837
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 2006: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Larry Soon @ Larry Sng Wei Shien 5,965 64.61 - 12.16
Independent Jeffery Nuing Ebom 2,726 29.53 + 19.07
SNAP Simon Sibat 541 5.86 + 5.86
Total valid votes 9,232 100.00
Total rejected ballots 125
Unreturned ballots 44
Turnout 9,401 67.64
Registered electors 13,898
Majority 3,239
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 2001: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Larry Soon @ Larry Sng Wei Shien 7,418 76.77 + 76.77
Independent Ling Kok Hong 1,155 11.95 + 11.95
Independent Jeffery Nuing Ebom 1,011 10.46 + 10.46
Independent Chua Bee Hun 40 0.41 + 0.41
Independent Lee Hun Tak 39 0.40+ 0.41
Total valid votes 9,663 100.00
Total rejected ballots 105
Unreturned ballots 18
Turnout 9,786 73.00
Registered electors 13,406
Majority 6,263
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 1996: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Sng Chee Hua won uncontested.
BN Sng Chee Hua
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 12,397
Majority
BN gain from PBDS Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1991: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBDS Sng Chee Hua 4,342 53.99
BN Alexander Nanta Linggi 3,700 46.01
Total valid votes 8,042 100.00
Total rejected ballots 116
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 8,165 80.54
Registered electors 10,138
Majority 642
PBDS hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 1987: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBDS Phi Limon Nuing
BN Kenneth Kanyan Temenggong Koh
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority 16
PBDS gain from SNAP Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1983: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Nueng Kudi
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
SNAP gain from BN Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1979: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jonathan Sabai Ajing
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1974: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Jonathan Sabai Ajing 1,974 51.26
BN Leonard Linggi Jugah 1,877 48.74
Total valid votes 3,851 100.00
Total rejected ballots 426
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 4,277 73.92
Registered electors 5,786
Majority 97
SNAP gain from PESAKA Swing ?

Sarawak state by-election, 8-17 July 1971: Pelagus
Upon the death of incumbent, Bennet Jarrow
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PESAKA Leonard Linggi Jugah 1,676 48.57
Sarawak Alliance Wesley Ajan Nabau 1,445 41.87
Independent Mancha Empalang 171 4.96
SNAP Sibat Buyong 159 4.61
Total valid votes 3,451 100.00
Total rejected ballots 109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 3,560 77.32
Registered electors 4,604
Majority 231
PESAKA hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 1969: Pelagus
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PESAKA Bennet Jarrow 1,389 43.76
SUPP Jugah Lasah 1,069 33.68
SNAP Francis Nyuak 716 22.56
Total valid votes 3,174 100.00
Total rejected ballots 241
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 3,415 74.17
Registered electors 4,604
Majority 320
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. ^ Michelle Tam (26 April 2016). "Sarawak polls: Slow burn for Kapit election campaign". The Star Online. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  3. ^ "2011 independent winner hopes Pelagus will get caring leader". Malay Mail Online. 22 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.