Selangau (federal constituency)

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Selangau (P214)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Edwin Banta
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]45,743
Area (km²)9,193

Selangau is a federal constituency in Sibu Division (Selangau District), Mukah Division (Mukah District) and Bintulu Division (Tatau District), Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1990.

The federal constituency was created in the 1987 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/sarawak/p

Ethnic breakdown of Selangau's electorate as of 2022

  Sarawak bumiputera (92.2%)
  Chinese (4%)
  Malay-Muslim bumiputera (2.9%)
  Other ethnicities (0.9%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Selangau constituency has a total of 30 polling districts.[2]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tamin(N59) Siong 214/59/01
  • SK Ulu Siong
  • SMK Luar Bandar No. 1
  • SK Siong Tengah
  • SK Sg. Siong
Tamin 214/59/02
  • RH Jangit Anak Lantieng
  • SK Bt. 36
  • SK St Mark
  • SK Ng. Tajam
Sekuau 214/59/03
  • SK Penghulu Imban
  • RH Sarikei
  • RH Lanting Anak Buda
  • Dewan Masyarakat Sekuau
  • SK Sg. Pakoh Ng. Selabi
  • RH Tujoh Bejait Ulu Oya
Selangau 214/59/04
  • SK Sg. Arau Ulu Mukah
  • RH Tegong Ulu Selangau
  • SK Ng. Kua
  • RH Pengarah Ng. Selabi
  • SJK (C) Tong Ah
  • RH Jarau Sg. Kua Batu 43 Jln. Sibu / Bintulu
Lemai 214/59/05
  • SK Sg. Buloh
  • SK Sg. Sepiring Batu 62 Jln. Sibu /Tatau
  • SK Kuala Lemai
  • SMK Ulu Balingian
  • SK Sg. Kemena
  • SK Kuala Pelugau
Kakus (N60) Bawan 214/60/01 SK Sungai Duan
Arip 214/60/02
  • SK Sg. Anak
  • RH Jilum Ng. Bawang
  • SK Sg. Tau
  • SK Sg. Bawang
  • SK Ulu Arip
  • SK Iban Union
Tatau-Buan 214/60/03 SK Tatau
Kakus 214/60/04 SK RH Kesing Tatau
Anap 214/60/05 RH Merayang Ng. Malat
Tatau 214/60/06 SJK (C) Chung Hua Tatau
Lubok Kempai 214/60/07 SK RH Tayai
Bekiran 214/60/08 RH Wilson Blue Rantau Belak
Tekalit 214/60/09 SK Sg. Bagian
Rungan 214/60/10 RH Pandong Ng. Kakus
Geri 214/60/11 RH Giri Sg. Senunok
Kelebu 214/60/12 RH Jimbai Ng. kelebu
Entajum 214/60/13 RH Radin Entajum
Ulu Sangan 214/60/14 RH Ngindang Anak Guan (Ulu Sangan)
Sangan 214/06/15 SK Sangan Iban
Penyarai 214/06/16 SK Kuala Penyarai Kakus
Kuala Belungai 214/06/17
  • RH Edwin Ng. Kulau Kakus
  • RH Natok Bilong
Muput 214/60/18 RH Agau Sg. Muput
Pasir Nangka 214/60/19 SK RH Barrau
Nangka Empang 214/60/20 RH Ahsoon Ng. Empang
Kana 214/60/21 SK Kuala Muput
Setusor 214/60/22 RH Jemat Ng. Setusor
Tau 214/60/23 SK Ng. Tau
Takan 214/60/24 RH Enteri Ng. Takan
Annau 214/60/25
  • Tadika Kemas RH Mat Separai
  • SK Kelawit

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Selangau
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Sibu and Bintulu
8th 1990-1995 Joseph Mauh Ikeh Independent
9th 1995-1999 BN (PBDS)
10th 1999-2004 BN (PRS)
11th 2004-2008 Joseph Entulu Belaun
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
2018 Independent
14th 2018-2020 Baru Bian PH (PKR)
2020 Independent
2020–2022 PSB
15th 2022-present Edwin Banta GPS (PRS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Selangau Kakus
Tamin

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Party (coalition)
N59 Tamin Christopher Gira Sambang GPS (PRS)
N60 Kakus John Sikie Tayai

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N59 Tamin
  • Dalat & Mukah District Council
  • Sibu Rural District Council
N60 Kakus
  • Sibu Rural District Council
  • Bintulu Development Authority

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
GPS Edwin Banta 16,078 55.83 +55.83
PH Umpang Sampang 11,092 38.52 -12.59
Independent Henry Joseph Usau 1,626 5.25 +5.25
Total valid votes 28,796 100.00
Total rejected ballots 428
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 29,280 62.95
Registered electors 45,743
Majority 4,986
GPS gain from PH Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Baru Bian 11,228 51.11 + 32.05
BN Rita Sarimah Patrick Insol 10,742 48.89 - 10.08
Total valid votes 21,970 100.00
Total rejected ballots 334
Unreturned ballots 48
Turnout 22,352 74.44
Registered electors 30,026
Majority 486 2.21
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 Joseph Entulu Belaun 12,040 58.97
Sarawak Workers Party Sng Chee Hua 4,485 21.97
PKR Joshua Jabeng 3,891 19.06
Total valid votes 20,416 100.00
Total rejected ballots 309
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 20,753 81.51
Registered electors 25,461
Majority 7,555
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Joseph Entulu Belaun won uncontested.
BN Joseph Entulu Belaun
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Entulu Belaun 7,876 64.90
SNAP Liman Sujang 4,260 35.10
Total valid votes 12,136 100.00
Total rejected ballots 237
Unreturned ballots 3
Turnout 12,376 60.49
Registered electors
Majority 3,616
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Mauh Ikeh 7,612 65.58
PKR Ricky Bernard Betti 3,995 34.42
Total valid votes 11,607 100.00
Total rejected ballots 327
Unreturned ballots 14
Turnout 11,948 60.68
Registered electors
Majority 3,617
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Joseph Mauh Ikeh 8,021 72.07
Independent Munan John Andrew 3,108 27.93
Total valid votes 11,129 100.00
Total rejected ballots 322
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 11,509 58.47
Registered electors
Majority 4,913
BN gain from Independent Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Joseph Mauh Ikeh 5,443 49.66
BN Jerome Runggol 4,418 40.31
Independent Linton Albert 1,099 10.03
Total valid votes 10,960 100.00
Total rejected ballots 235
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,195 65.97
Registered electors
Majority 1,025
This was a new constituency created.

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