Sandakan (federal constituency)

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Sandakan
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Tien Fatt
PH
Constituency created1966
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Sandakan is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1971.

The federal constituency was created in the 1966 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Indah Jaya, Beatrice, Batu 1 Jalan Utara, Batu 2 Jalan Utara, Trig Hill, Jalan Utara, Packy Valley, Sungai Anip, Happy Valley, Sandakan Pekan, Cathay, Pasar, Sim-Sim, Pulau Berhala, Jalan Dua.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Indah Jaya, Beatrice, Batu 1 Jalan Utara, Batu 2 Jalan Utara, Trig Hill, Jalan Utara, Pecky Valley, Sungai Anip, Batu 3 Jalan Utara, Batu 5 Jalan Utara, Happy Valley, Sandakan Pekan, Cathay, Pasar, Sim-Sim, Pulau Berhala, Jalan Dua.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sandakan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Peter Lo Sui Yin SCA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Peter Lim Pui Ho
5th 1978-1982 Fung Ket Wing DAP
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Lai Lun Tze PBS
9th 1995-1999 Lau Ngan Siew BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Chong Hon Min Independent
12th 2008-2013 Liew Vui Keong BN
13th 2013-2018 Wong Tien Fatt DAP
14th 2018
2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Tien Fatt 19,094 67.97 + 15.98
BN Lim Ming Hoo 8,996 32.03 - 15.98
Total valid votes 28,090 100.00
Total rejected ballots 502
Unreturned ballots 76
Turnout 28,668 72.07
Registered electors 39,777
Majority 10,098 35.95
DAP 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 % ∆%
DAP Wong Tien Fatt 14,226 51.99
BN Liew Vui Keong 13,138 48.01
Total valid votes 27,364 100.00
Total rejected ballots 525
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 27,923 75.35
Registered electors 37,058
Majority 1,088
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liew Vui Keong 8,297 42.89
DAP Chong Chui Lin @ Shanty 8,121 41.98
Independent Fong Vun Fui 2,929 15.14
Total valid votes 19,347 100.00
Total rejected ballots 644
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 20,048 61.03
Registered electors 32,847
Majority 176
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Chong Hon Min 9,538 52.15
BN Lau Ngan Siew 8,208 44.88
PASOK Liew Teck Khen @ Liaw Teck King 543 2.97
Total valid votes 18,289 100.00
Total rejected ballots 385
Unreturned ballots 124
Turnout 18,798 56.61
Registered electors
Majority 1,330
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lau Ngan Siew 12,998 52.87
PBS Sak Cheong Yu 8,630 35.10
MDP Fung Ket Wing 2,956 12.02
Total valid votes 24,584 100.00
Total rejected ballots 296
Unreturned ballots 537
Turnout 25,417 55.68
Registered electors
Majority 4,368
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lau Ngan Siew 12,892 48.08
DAP Ang Lian Hai 9,818 36.62
PBS Chong Ket Wah @ Chong Ket Fah 4,103 15.30
Total valid votes 26,813 100.00
Total rejected ballots 249
Unreturned ballots 152
Turnout 27,214 65.43
Registered electors
Majority 3,074
BN gain from PBS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBS Lai Lun Tze 10,163 52.23
DAP Ang Lian Hai 9,295 47.77
Total valid votes 19,458 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,377
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,835 53.75
Registered electors
Majority 868
PBS gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Fung Ket Wing 12,710 64.67
BN Andrew Tham Chee Nam 6,943 35.33
Total valid votes 19,653 100.00
Total rejected ballots 85
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,738 59.23
Registered electors 33,325
Majority 5,767
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Fung Ket Wing 12,127 58.20
BN Ian Chin 8,711 41.80
Total valid votes 20,838 100.00
Total rejected ballots 195
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,033 67.33
Registered electors 31,239
Majority 3,416
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Fung Ket Wing 8,933
BN Vincent Wong Fu Bin 6,294
SCA Philip Fu Sui Cheong
Independent Alexander Khoo Kay Mian 2,066
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 26,236
Majority 2,639
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Peter Lim Pui Ho won uncontested.
BN Peter Lim Pui Ho
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 18,195
Majority
BN gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Peter Lo Sui Yin
Independent Chong Thain Vun
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 12,625
Majority
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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 57/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-19.