Serian (federal constituency)

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Serian
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Richard Riot Jaem
GPS
Constituency created1968
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Serian 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 Bentang, Lanchang, Tebedu, Amo, Mengarat, Sedihan, Antayan, Triboh, Selabi, Pasar Serian, Sibauh, Mongkos, Kedup, Kakai, Serian Hulu.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bentang, Lanchang, Tebedu, Amo, Mengarat, Sibauh, Mongkos, Kedup, Antayan, Sedihan, Triboh, Selabi, Pasar Serian, Kakai, Serian Hulu.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Serian
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1974 Rahun Debak SNAP
4th 1974-1978 Richard Damping Laki BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Lainus Andrew Luwak Independent
8th 1990-1995 Richard Riot Jaem
9th 1995-1999 BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 17,545 63.99 - 10.34
DAP Edward Andrew Luwak 7,640 27.86 + 3.67
Independent Senior William Rade 2,234 8.15 + 8.15
Total valid votes 27,419 100.00
Total rejected ballots 385
Unreturned ballots 76
Turnout 27,880 74.09
Registered electors 37,629
Majority 9,905 36.12
BN 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 % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 19,494 74.33 - 12.64
DAP Edward Andrew Luwak 6,343 24.19 + 24.19
STAR Johnny Bob Aput 390 1.49 + 1.49
Total valid votes 26,227 100.00
Total rejected ballots 296
Unreturned ballots 39
Turnout 26,562 78.79
Registered electors 33,713
Majority 13,151 50.14
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 15,793 86.97 + 10.37
SNAP Belayong Jayang 2,366 13.03 + 13.03
Total valid votes 18,159 100.00
Total rejected ballots 332
Unreturned ballots 25
Turnout 18,516 66.36
Registered electors 27,901
Majority 13,427 73.94
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 13,960 76.60 + 4.83
Independent Henry Ginai Langgie 4,265 23.40 + 23.40
Total valid votes 18,225 100.00
Total rejected ballots 372
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 18,686 59.13
Registered electors 31,601
Majority 9,695 53.20
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 12,491 71.77 11.51
STAR Anthony Polycarp Munjan 4,040 23.21 + 23.21
Independent Shamsuddin Abdullah @ Pok Ungkut 872 5.01 + 5.01
Total valid votes 17,403 100.00
Total rejected ballots 451
Unreturned ballots 120
Turnout 17,974 59.76
Registered electors 30,076
Majority 8,451 48.56
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Riot Jaem 12,116 60.26 + 17.71
Independent Marcellus Munjan @ Eric Marcel Munjan 4,562 22.69 + 22.69
PBS Michael Runin 1,753 8.72 + 8.72
Independent Andrew Nyabe 959 4.77 + 4.77
Independent Betram Sading Jihok 716 3.56 + 3.56
Total valid votes 20,106 100.00
Total rejected ballots 468
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 20,690 65.40
Registered electors 31,636
Majority 7,554 37.57
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Richard Riot Jaem 10,349 57.45 + 57.45
BN William Aham 7,664 42.55 - 3.57
Total valid votes 18,013 100.00
Total rejected ballots 503
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,516 66.93
Registered electors 27,664
Majority 2,685 14.90
Independent hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Lainus Andrew Luwak 9,871 53.88
BN Richard Damping Laki 8,451 46.12
Total valid votes 18,322 100.00
Total rejected ballots 653
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,975 65.29
Registered electors 29,063
Majority 1,420 7.76
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Damping Laki 8,419 52.40
Independent Nelson Kundai 5,555 34.57
Independent Venom Nyana Juram 1,360 8.46
Independent Tan Yam Hui 734 4.57
Total valid votes 16,068 100.00
Total rejected ballots 772
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,840 66.08
Registered electors 25,483
Majority 2,864
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Damping Laki 7,050 60.65
UMAT Nelson Kundai Ngareng 4,574 39.35
Total valid votes 11,624 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,052
Majority 2,476
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Richard Damping Laki 6,716 47.59
SNAP Rahun Debak 6,503 46.08
Independent Bong Kim Yuh 892 6.32
Total valid votes 14,111 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 18,905
Majority 213
BN gain from SNAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SNAP Rahun Debak 6,001 43.70
SUPP Peter Ng Eng Lim 3,993 29.08
BUMIPUTERA Dominic Andrew Dago Randan 3,737 27.22
Total valid votes 13,731 100.00
Total rejected ballots 835
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,566 89.04
Registered electors 16,359
Majority 2,008
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.