Semporna (federal constituency)

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Semporna (P189)
Sabah constituency
Map of Semporna District, Sabah.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Shafie Apdal
Warisan
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]51,460
Area (km²)1,126

Semporna is a federal constituency in Tawau Division, Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created from parts of the Silam constituency and Tawau in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Semporna's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (96.43%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (1.68%)
  Chinese (1.58%)
  Other ethnicities (0.32%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Semporna constituency has a total of 32 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Sulabayan(N64) Pulau 189/64/01 SK Pulau Balit
Bum-Bum Utara 189/64/02 SK Balimbang
Sisipan 189/64/03 SK Sisipan
Bum-Bum Selatan 189/64/04 SK Pulau Bum-Bum
Sulabayan 189/64/05 SK Sulabayan
Denawan 189/64/06 SK Pulau Denawan
Larapan 189/64/07 SK Pulau Sumandi
Selakan 189/64/08 SK Selakan
Terusan 189/64/09 SK Terusan Baru
Hampalan 189/64/10 SK Hampalan
Tongkalloh 189/64/11 SK Tongkalloh
Pulau Omadal 189/64/12 SK Pulau Omadal
Senallang(N65) Pekan Semporna 189/64/01 SK Pekan Semporna
Tampi-Tampi 189/65/02 SK Tampi-Tampi
Kabogan 189/65/03 SK Kabogan
Pakalangan 189/65/04 SK Kampung Pokas
Tagasan 189/65/05 SMK Tagasan
Mantaritip 189/65/06 SK Pegagu
Musallah 189/65/07 SK Pekan Semporna II
Inabah Kamal 189/65/08 SA Tun Sakaran
Pulau Mabul 189/65/09 SK Pulau Mabul
Bukit Lalang 189/65/10 SK Bukit Lalang
Kubang Baru 189/65/11 SK Kubang Pinang
Bugaya(N66) Semporna Darat 189/66/01 SK Gading-Gading
Sungai Tohok 189/66/02 SK Sungai Tohok
Bugaya 189/66/03 SK Bugaya
Tanjung Kapor 189/66/04 SK Tanjung Kapor
Bubul 189/66/05 SK Bubul
Kampong Ayer 189/66/06 SA Negeri Pekan Semporna
Lihak-Lihak 189/66/07 SK Lihak-Lihak
Simunul 189/66/08 SK Kampung Simunul
Bangau-Bangau 189/66/09 SA Negeri Pekan Semporna

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Semporna
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Silam and Tawau
7th 1986-1990 Sakaran Dandai BN (USNO)
8th 1990-1995 BN (UMNO)
9th 1995-1999 Mohd Shafie Apdal
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2016
2016-2018 WARISAN
14th 2018–present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Semporna Balung
Bugaya
Senallang
Sulabayan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N64 Sulabayan Jaujan Sambakong WARISAN
N65 Senallang Shafie Apdal
N66 Bugaya Vacant

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
WARISAN Mohd Shafie Apdal 26,809 80.20 + 80.20
BN Ramlee Marahaban 6,135 18.35 - 65.35
PAS Abdul Nasir Ab Raup 384 1.15 + 1.15
PHRS Asmara Asmad 98 0.29 + 0.29
Total valid votes 33,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 982
Unreturned ballots 205
Turnout 34,613 71.74
Registered electors 48,248
Majority 20,674 61.85
WARISAN gain from BN 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 % ∆%
BN Mohd Shafie Apdal 25,559 83.70
PKR Zamree @ Mohd Suffian Abdul Habi 4,654 15.24
Independent Badaruddin Mustapha 325 1.06
Total valid votes 30,538 100.00
Total rejected ballots 985
Unreturned ballots 72
Turnout 31,595 76.04
Registered electors 41,549
Majority 20,905
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Shafie Apdal 19,419 90.84
PKR Ab Azis Ab Hamid 1,957 9.16
Total valid votes 21,376 100.00
Total rejected ballots 832
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 22,209 63.07
Registered electors 35,216
Majority 17,462
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Shafie Apdal 15,215 76.25
Independent Madjalis Lais 1,896 9.50
Independent Aldani Landi 1,286 6.45
Independent Noraidah Abdul Salleh 816 4.09
KEADILAN Mohd Abd Wahab Abdullah 740 3.71
Total valid votes 19,953 100.00
Total rejected ballots 847
Unreturned ballots 118
Turnout 20,918 61.94
Registered electors
Majority 13,319
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Shafie Apdal 18,570 77.98
Independent Abdul Rahim @ Abdurahim 5,245 22.02
Total valid votes 23,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 326
Unreturned ballots 14
Turnout 24,155 58.48
Registered electors
Majority 13,325
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Shafie Apdal 17,006 78.03
PBS Sabardin Ombrah 4,788 21.97
Total valid votes 21,794 100.00
Total rejected ballots 385
Unreturned ballots 18
Turnout 22,197 66.59
Registered electors
Majority 12,218
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sakaran Dandai 10,832 58.85
Independent Abdillah Abdul Hamid 7,574 41.15
Total valid votes 18,406 100.00
Total rejected ballots 160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,566 57.77
Registered electors
Majority 3,258
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sakaran Dandai 6,063 51.26
BERJAYA Abdillah Abdul Hamid 4,116 34.80
Independent Jendy Jeffery 1,650 13.95
Total valid votes 11,829 100.00
Total rejected ballots 118
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,947 51.56
Registered electors 23,170
Majority 1,947
This was a new constituency created out of Silam and Tawau which went to Independent and BN respectively in the previous election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 43. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "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. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.