Putatan (federal constituency)

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Putatan (P173)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Awang Husaini Sahari
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]45,173
Area (km²)58

Putatan is a federal constituency in West Coast Division, Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Putatan's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (69.24%)
  Chinese (15.43%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (14.35%)
  Other ethnicities (0.99%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Putatan constituency has a total of 17 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tanjung Aru(N22) Pulau Gaya 173/22/01 SK Pulau Gaya
Sembulan Utara 173/22/02 SK Sembulan
Sembulan Selatan 173/22/03 SMK Sanzac
Tanjung Aru Timor 173/22/04 SMK Stella Maris
Tanjung Aru Barat 173/22/05 SMK La Salle Tg Aru
Lapangan Terbang 173/22/06 SK Tanjung Aru II
Tanjung Aru Baru 173/22/07 SK Stella Maris
Petagas(N23) Petagas 173/23/01 SK Petagas
Ulu Putatan 173/23/02 SJK (C) Hwa Shiong
Bandar Putatan 173/23/03 SA Negeri Putatan Penampang
Papason 173/23/04 SMK Tansau
Tengah Padang 173/23/05 SA Negeri Petagas Penampang
Tombovo 173/23/06 Sekolah Pendidikan Khas Sabah, Putatan
Tanjung Keramat(N24) Muhibbah 173/24/01 SK Kg Contoh
Pasir Putih 173/24/02 SMK Putatan
Lok Kawi 173/24/03 SK Tombowo
Taman Pantai Lok Kawi 173/24/04 Dewan Masyarakat Lok Kawi

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Putatan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Penampang and Tanjong Aru
11th 2004-2008 Makin @ Marcus Mojigoh BN (UPKO)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Awang Husaini Sahari PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Putatan Petagas
Tanjong Aru
Tanjung Aru
Tanjung Keramat

Current state aseembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N22 Tanjong Aru Wong Hong Jun @ Junz Wong WARISAN
N23 Petagas Awang Ahmad Sah Awang Sahari
N24 Tanjung Keramat Shahelmey Yahya BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Awang Husaini Sahari 14,106 45.81 + 45.81
BN Makin @ Marcus Mojigoh 11,767 38.22 - 21.81
PAS Zulzaim Hilmee Abidin 2,434 7.91 + 7.91
PHRS Jivol @ Edmund Doudilim 1,755 5.70 + 5.70
ANAK NEGERI Mil Kusin Abdillah 728 2.36 + 2.36
Total valid votes 30,790 100.00
Total rejected ballots 826
Unreturned ballots 249
Turnout 31,865 77.13
Registered electors 41,312
Majority 2,339 7.60
PH 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Makin @ Marcus Mojigoh 17,465 60.03
DAP Lee Han Kyun @ Joseph Lee 7,958 27.35
STAR Awang Ahmad Sah 2,604 8.95
SAPP Duli @ Dullie Mari @ Marie 1,068 3.67
Total valid votes 29,095 100.00
Total rejected ballots 665
Unreturned ballots 176
Turnout 29,936 79.85
Registered electors 37,490
Majority 9,507
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 % ∆%
BN Makin @ Marcus Mojigoh 13,737 62.59
PKR Saukinah Yussof 7,292 33.23
Independent Ramzah Ahmad 918 4.18
Total valid votes 21,947 100.00
Total rejected ballots 608
Unreturned ballots 741
Turnout 23,296 66.68
Registered electors 34,935
Majority 6,445
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Makin @ Marcus Mojigoh 13,816 69.78
KEADILAN Awang Ahmad Sah 5,984 30.22
Total valid votes 19,800 100.00
Total rejected ballots 725
Unreturned ballots 727
Turnout 21,252 62.28
Registered electors
Majority 7,832
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. 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.