Pensiangan (federal constituency)

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Pensiangan (P182)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Arthur Joseph Kurup
BN
Constituency created1984
Constituency abolished1995
Constituency re-created2004
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]33,773
Area (km²)8,897

Pensiangan is a federal constituency in Interior Division, Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1986 to 1995, from 2004 to present.

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 Pensiangan's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Non-muslim bumiputera (73.93%)
  Muslim bumiputera (24.27%)
  Chinese (1.3%)
  Other ethnicities (0.5%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1995 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Pensiangan constituency has a total of 38 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tulid(N44) Sinulihan 182/44/01 SK Kabatang Baru
Mansiat 182/44/02 SK Mansiat
Tulid 182/44/03 SMK Tulid
Sungoi 182/44/04 SK Kapayan Baru
Marapok 182/44/05 SK Ambual
Magatang 182/44/06 SK Magatang
Menawo 182/44/07 SK Menawo
Simbuan 182/44/08 SK Simbuan Tulid
Lanas 182/44/09 SK Lanas
Sook(N45) Malima 182/45/01 SK Delayan Tulid
Sook 182/45/02 SMK Sook
Barasanon 182/45/03 SK Kebulu
Ansip 182/45/04 SK Pekan Keningau II
Mambulu 182/45/05 SK Membulu
Karamatoi 182/45/06 SK Karamatoi
Karamatoi 182/45/07 SK Dalit
Kalampun 182/45/08 SK Kalampun
Malaing 182/45/09 SK Malaing
Lumiri 182/45/10 SK Mamagun
Bonor 182/45/11 SK Bonor
Tiulon 182/45/12 SK Rancangan Belua Tiulon
Nabawan(N46) Nabawan 182/46/01 SK Pekan Nabawan
Pandewan 182/46/02 SK Pandiwan
Ponontomon 182/46/03 SK Ponontomon
Saliu 182/46/04 SK Pengaraan
Sabinait 182/46/05 SK Kuala Salong
Sapulot 182/46/06 SMK Sepulot Nabawan
Tataluan 182/46/07 SK Labang
Saliku 182/46/08 SK Saliku
Longongon 182/46/09 SK Longongon
Pensiangan 182/46/10 SK Pekan Pensiangan
Sibangali 182/46/11 SK Sibangali
Pohon Batu 182/46/12 SK Pohon Batu
Salinatan 182/46/13 SK Salinatan
Babalitan 182/46/14 SK Babalitan
Saliliran 182/46/15 SK Saliliran

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pensiangan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Keningau
7th 1986-1990 Taimin Lumaing BN (PBS)
8th 1990-1995 PBS
Constituency abolished, merged into Keningau
Constituency re-created from Keningau
11th 2004-2008 Bernard S. Maraat @ Ben BN (PBRS)
12th 2008-2013 Joseph Kurup
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Arthur Joseph Kurup
2018-2020 GBS (PBRS)
2020-present BN (PBRS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Pensiangan Nabawan Nabawan
Sook Sook
Tulid

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N44 Tulid Flovia Ng PN (STAR)
N45 Sook Ellron Alfred Angin
N46 Nabawan Abdul Ghani Mohamed Yassin PN (BERSATU)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Arthur Joseph Kurup 11,783 48.35 + 3.04
PH Raymond Ahuar 9,469 38.86 +38.86
STAR Joh Jimmy @ Richard Joe Jimmy 2,839 11.65 - 5.36
PCS Maidin Atak @ Maidin Osman 212 0.87 + 0.87
Independent Engah Sintan @ Dahlan Abdullah 65 0.27 + 0.27
Total valid votes 24,368 100.00
Total rejected ballots 528
Unreturned ballots 59
Turnout 24,955 79.53
Registered electors 31,377
Majority 2,314 9.50
BN hold 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Kurup 9,467 45.31 + 45.31
PKR Richard Sakian Gunting 7,723 36.95 + 36.95
STAR Martin Tomy @ Tommy 3,554 17.01 + 17.01
Independent Fatimah Agitor @ Mohd Daud 152 0.73 + 0.73
Total valid votes 20,896 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots 12
Turnout 21,391 81.66
Registered electors 26,194
Majority 1,744 8.40
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 2016-05-12.

"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 2016-05-12.
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Kurup won uncontested.
BN Joseph Kurup
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Bernard S. Maraat @ Ben 6,080 51.05
Independent Martin Tomy @ Tommy 5,272 44.27
Independent Samson S. Koroh @ Razali Suffian 557 4.68
Total valid votes 11,909 100.00
Total rejected ballots 552
Unreturned ballots 2
Turnout 12,463 68.95
Registered electors 18,075
Majority 808 6.78
BN gain from PBS Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBS Taimin Lumaing 7,701 84.67 + 84.67
DAP Ampon @ Foo Tun Bung 1,394 15.33 + 15.33
Total valid votes 9,095 100.00
Total rejected ballots 172
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,267 52.02
Registered electors 17,814
Majority 6,307 69.34
PBS gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Taimin Lumaing 5,196 75.02
Independent Peter Kodou 1,730 24.98
Total valid votes 6,926 100.00
Total rejected ballots 160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 7,086 48.23
Registered electors 14,693
Majority 3,466 50.04
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. 42. 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.