Sarikei (federal constituency)

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Sarikei
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Ling Biu
PH
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Sarikei 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 Bulat, Pantak, Repok, Sarikei, Merudu, Peninjau, Paoh, Nyelong Park, Narasit, Tulai, Kertong, Kelupu, Bandar, Meradong, Kemantan, Mador, Lemayong, Selemas, Selidap, Nyelong.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bulat, Pantak, Repok, Sarikei, Merudu, Peninjau, Paoh, Nyelong Park, Narasit, Tulai, Kertong, Kelupu, Bandar, Meradong, Kemantan, Mador, Lemayong, Selemas, Selidap, Nyelong.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sarikei
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Chen Ko Ming SCA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Chieng Tiong Kai
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Law Hieng Ding
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Ding Kuong Hiing
13th 2013-2018 Wong Ling Biu DAP
14th 2018
2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Ling Biu 16,327 53.57 + 2.67
BN Huang Tiong Sii 13,757 45.14 - 3.96
PBK Wong Chin King 392 1.29 + 1.29
Total valid votes 30,476 100.00
Total rejected ballots 340
Unreturned ballots 79
Turnout 30,895 78.09
Registered electors 39,561
Majority 2,570 8.43
DAP hold 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 % ∆%
DAP Wong Ling Biu 14,263 50.90
BN Ding Kuong Hiing 13,758 49.10
Total valid votes 28,021 100.00
Total rejected ballots 277
Unreturned ballots 555
Turnout 28,353 77.58
Registered electors 36,550
Majority 505
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ding Kuong Hiing 10,588 48.37
DAP Wong Hua Seh 10,537 48.13
Independent Kung Chin Chin 545 2.49
Independent Lau Kieng Chai 116 0.53
Independent Ngu Tieng Hai 105 0.48
Total valid votes 21,891 100.00
Total rejected ballots 176
Unreturned ballots 179
Turnout 22,246 70.23
Registered electors 31,675
Majority 51
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Law Hieng Ding 15,485 70.70
Independent Ngu Tieng Hai 3,886 17.74
Independent Ling Bit Tiing 1,667 7.61
Independent Junak Jawek 864 3.94
Total valid votes 21,902 100.00
Total rejected ballots 237
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 22,173 61.80
Registered electors
Majority 11,599
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Law Hieng Ding 15,212 65.41
DAP Michael Tiang Ming Tee 7,849 33.75
Independent Yii Chu Lik 197 0.85
Total valid votes 23,258 100.00
Total rejected ballots 241
Unreturned ballots 69
Turnout 23,568 70.32
Registered electors
Majority 7,363
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Law Hieng Ding won uncontested.
BN Law Hieng Ding
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Law Hieng Ding 12,584 61.22
DAP Chian Pao Koh 7,972 38.78
Total valid votes 20,556 100.00
Total rejected ballots 243
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,799 73.45
Registered electors
Majority 4,612
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Law Hieng Ding 10,589 51.26
DAP Chong Siew Chiang 10,070 48.74
Total valid votes 20,659 100.00
Total rejected ballots 214
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,873 76.17
Registered electors 27,403
Majority 519
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Law Hieng Ding 8,389 48.42
DAP Chong Siew Chiang 8,308 47.96
Independent Nyandang Linang 449 2.59
SAPO Ling Tung Lee 178 1.03
Total valid votes 17,324 100.00
Total rejected ballots 255
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17579
Registered electors 23,093
Majority 81
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chieng Tiong Kai 7,760 54.91
Independent Chong Siew Chiang 6,372 45.09
Total valid votes 14,132 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 20,089
Majority 1,388
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chieng Tiong Kai 6,420 68.34
SNAP Wong Siew Kwong 2,974 31.66
Total valid votes 9,394 100.00
Total rejected ballots 440
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,834 78.70
Registered electors 12,496
Majority 3,446
BN gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Chen Ko Ming 4,041 41.06
SUPP Lo Pek Ung 3,337 33.91
SNAP Wong Yuk Feng 1,389 14.11
Independent Then Kwan Long 960 9.76
Independent Ching Ting Chiok 114 1.16
Total valid votes 9,841 100.00
Total rejected ballots 571
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 10,412 87.08
Registered electors 11,957
Majority 704
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.