Selangau (federal constituency)

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Selangau
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Baru Bian
PH
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018

Selangau is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Siong, Tamin, Sekuau, Selangau, Lemai, Bawan, Arip, Tatau - Buan, Kakus, Anap, Tatau, Lubok Kumpai, Bekiran, Tekalit, Rungan, Giri, Kelebu, Entajum, Ulu Sangan, Sangan, Penyarai, Kulau Belungai, Data Kakus, Muput, Pasir Nangka, Nanga Empang, Kana, Setusor, Tau, Takan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Siong, Tamin, Sekuau, Selangau, Lemai, Bawan, Arip, Tatau-Buan, Kakus, Anap, Tatau, Lubok Kumpai, Bekiran, Tekalit, Rungan, Giri, Kelebu, Entajum, Ulu Sangan, Sangan, Penyarai, Kulau Belungai, Muput, Pasir Nangka, Nanga Empang, Kana, Setusor, Tau, Takan, Annau.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Selangau
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
8th 1990-1995 Joseph Mauh Ikeh Independent
9th 1995-1999 BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Joseph Entulu Belaun
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
2018 Independent
14th 2018 Baru Bian PKR
2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Baru Bian 11,228 51.11 + 32.05
BN Rita Sarimah 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
SWP 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
KEADILAN 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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