Semporna (federal constituency)

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Semporna
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Shafie Apdal
WARISAN
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Semporna is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Pulau, Bum Bum Utara, Sisipan, Bum Bum Selatan, Sulabayan, Dinawan, Larapan, Salakan, Terusan, Hampalan, Tongkalloh, Pulau Omadal, Pekan Semporna, Tampi-Tampi, Kabongan, Pakalangan, Tagasan, Mantaritip, Musallah, Inabah Kamal, Pulau Mabul, Semporna Darat, Sungai Tohok, Bugaya, Tanjung Kapor, Bubul, Kampong Ayer, Lihak-Lihak, Simunul.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pulau, Bum-Bum Utara, Sisipan, Bum-Bum Selatan, Sulabayan, Denawan, Larapan, Selakan, Terusan, Hampalan, Tongkalloh, Pulau Omadal, Pekan Semporna, Tampi-Tampi, Kabogan, Pakalangan, Tagasan, Mantaritip, Musallah, Inabah Kamal, Pulau Mabul, Bukit Lalang, Kubang Baru, Semporna Darat, Sungai Tohok, Bugaya, Tanjung Kapor, Bubul, Kampong Ayer, Lihak-Lihak, Simunul, Bangau-Bangau.

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

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.

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