Saratok (federal constituency)

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Saratok
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ali Biju
PH
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018

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

The federal constituency was created in the 1968 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Nyabor, Roban, Pelunga, Kabong, Perpat, Kaba, Saratok, Mudong, Brayang, Batu Anam, Diso, Awik, Tengalat, Melupa, Kabo, Gerenjang.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pelunga, Perpat, Kaba, Saratok, Tengalat, Senyawan, Mudong, Brayang, Batu Anam, Diso, Awik, Melupa, Kabo, Gerenjang, Bajau, Krangan, Nyabor, Roban, Kabong.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Saratok
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1974 Edmund Langgu Saga SNAP
4th 1974-1976
1976-1978 BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Independent
7th 1986-1990 Peter Tinggom Kamarau BN
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Jelaing Mersat
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013 William Mawan Ikom
2013-2016 TERAS
2016-2018 Independent
14th 2018-present Ali Biju PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Ali Biju 11,848 52.18 + 8.51
BN Jagah @ Subeng Mula 10,859 47.82 - 5.39
Total valid votes 22,707 100.00
Total rejected ballots 257
Unreturned ballots 120
Turnout 23,084 75.64
Registered electors 30,517
Majority 989 4.36
PH gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 247/2018]" (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 Sarawak [P.U. (B) 321/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN William Mawan Ikom 11,600 53.21
PKR Ali Biju 9,519 43.67
Independent Roseli Paleng 681 3.12
Total valid votes 21,800 100.00
Total rejected ballots 258
Unreturned ballots 78
Turnout 22,136 80.31
Registered electors 27,562
Majority 2,081
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jelaing Mersat 12,470 76.81
PKR Mohd Yahya Abdullah 3,764 23.19
Total valid votes 16,234 100.00
Total rejected ballots 218
Unreturned ballots 15
Turnout 16,467 68.66
Registered electors 23,982
Majority 8,706
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jelaing Mersat 11,995 72.94
SNAP Edmund Stanley Jugol Benedict Sandin 4,450 27.06
Total valid votes 16,445 100.00
Total rejected ballots 229
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 16,684 67.80
Registered electors
Majority 7,545
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Tinggom Kamarau 10,545 67.65
KEADILAN Idris Bohari 5,042 32.35
Total valid votes 15,587 100.00
Total rejected ballots 271
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,858 67.16
Registered electors
Majority 5,503
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Tinggom Kamarau 10,115 64.69
Independent Lempeng @ Patrick Manka Laman 3,462 22.14
Independent Wan Zainal Abidin Wan Senusi 1,381 8.83
PBS Barudi @ Berendam Linggong 677 4.33
Total valid votes 15,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 265
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 15,970 69.17
Registered electors
Majority 6,653
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Tinggom Kamarau 9,551 60.16
Independent Banyi Beriak 5,394 33.97
Independent Barudi @ Berendam Linggong 639 4.02
Independent Gerijih Tabor 293 1.85
Total valid votes 15,877 100.00
Total rejected ballots 297
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,174 75.97
Registered electors
Majority 4,157
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Peter Tinggom Kamarau 6,367 50.27
Independent John Antau Linggang 5,639 44.52
PLUS Jahiri Jais 659 5.20
Total valid votes 12,665 100.00
Total rejected ballots 174
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,839 72.15
Registered electors 17,795
Majority 728
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Edmund Langgu Saga 6,517 56.98
BN Dunstan Endawie 4,722 41.29
Independent Mohamed Kho Abdullah 198 1.73
Total valid votes 11,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots 222
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,659 73.19
Registered electors 15,929
Majority 1,795
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Edmund Langgu Saga 7,260 74.18
PAJAR Vincent Busut Dang 2,527 25.82
Total valid votes 9,787 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 14,550
Majority 4,733
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Edmund Langgu Saga
BN Douglas Sullang
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 13,163
Majority
SNAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Edmund Langgu Saga 3,968 42.09
PESAKA Anthony Nibong Linggang 2,536 26.90
BUMIPUTERA M. Su'ut Tahir 1,792 19.01
SUPP Bauk Buma 1,132 12.01
Total valid votes 9,428 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,911 83.34
Registered electors 11,892
Majority 1,432
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 Sarawak [P.U. (B) 502/2015]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.