Pensiangan (federal constituency)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pensiangan
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Arthur Joseph Kurup
PBRS
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Pensiangan is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

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

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Sinulihan, Mansiat, Tulid, Sungoi, Marapok, Mengatang, Pangkalan, Malima, Sook, Barasanon, Ansip, Mambulu, Karamatoi, Dalit, Simbuan, Kalampun, Malaing, Lumiri, Bonor, Lanas, Tiulon, Nabawan, Pandewan, Ponontomon, Saliu, Sabanait, Sepulot, Tataluan, Saliku, Logongon, Pensiangan, Sibangali, Pohon Batu, Salinatan, Babalitan, Saliliran.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sinulihan, Mansiat, Tulid, Sungoi, Marapok, Magatang, Menawo, Malima, Sook, Barasanon, Ansip, Membulu, Karamatoi, Dalit, Simbuan, Kalampun, Malaing, Lumiri, Bonor, Lanas, Tiulon, Nabawan, Pandewan, Ponontomon, Saliu, Sabinait, Sapulot, Tataluan, Saliku, Longongon, Pensiangan, Sibangali, Pohon Batu, Salinatan, Babalitan, Saliliran.

Representation history[edit]

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

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 + 1.91
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.

"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 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
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]