Putatan (federal constituency)

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Putatan (P173)
Sabah constituency
PRN Sabah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]63,173
Area (km²)58

Putatan is a federal constituency in West Coast Division (Kota Kinabalu District, Putatan District and Penampang District), 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]

https://ge15.orientaldaily.com.my/seats/sabah/p

Ethnic breakdown of Putatan's electorate as of 2022

  Sabah Bumiputera (42.6%)
  Malay-Muslim Bumiputera (37.1%)
  Chinese (14%)
  Other ethnicities (6.2%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Putatan constituency has a total of 17 polling districts.[2]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tanjung Aru (N22) Pulau Gaya 173/22/01 SK Pulau Gaya
Sembulan Utara 173/22/02
  • SK Sembulan
  • Dewan Serbaguna 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
Paapason 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
  • SA Rakyat Tanjung Dumpil
  • Madrasah Assalam Kg Contoh
Pasir Putih 173/24/02
  • SMK Putatan
  • SK Pekan Putatan
Lok Kawi 173/24/03 SK Tombovo
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 2018-2022 Awang Husaini Sahari (اوڠ حسايني سهاري) PH (PKR)
15th 2022-present Shahelmey Yahya (شهايلمي يحي) BN (UMNO)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1985 1985–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Putatan Petagas
Tanjong Aru
Tanjung Aru
Tanjung Keramat

Current State Assembly Members[edit]

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

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N22 Tanjung Aru
N23 Petagas
  • Penampang District Council
  • Putatan District Council
N24 Tanjung Keramat
  • Penampang District Council
  • Putatan District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shahelmey Yahya 16,234 39.36 +1.14
PH Awang Husaini Sahari 16,110 39.06 -6.75
Sabah Heritage Party Ahmad Mohd Said 8,511 20.63 +20.63
Homeland Fighters' Party Poyne Tudus @ Patrick Payne 394 0.96 +0.96
Total valid votes 41,249 100.00
Total rejected ballots 789
Unreturned ballots 183
Turnout 42,221 65.30
Registered electors 63,173
Majority 124 0.30
BN gain from PH Swing ?
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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Zulzaim Hilmee Abidin 2,434 7.91 + 7.91
Sabah People's Hope Party 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 Khyun @ 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
PKR 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.

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