Silam (federal constituency)

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Silam
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohammadin Ketapi
WARISAN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Silam is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Belacha, Dam Road, North Road, Tengah Nipah, Segangan, Silabukan, Ulu Tungku, Tungku, FELDA Sahabat, Tambisan, Tanjung Labian, Ulu Segama, Sapagaya, Segama, Tabanac, Sakar, Lahad Datu Bandar, Lapangan Terbang, Singgah Mata, Panji Bahru, Taman Fajar, Mostyn, Madai, Kampong Kunak, Giram, Pangkalan Kunak, Kunak Jaya.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Belacon, Dam Road, North Road, Tengah Nipah, Segangan, Silabukan, Ulu Tungku, Tungku, FELDA Sahabat, Tambisan, Tanjung Labian, Ulu Segama, Sapagaya, Segama, Tabanac, Sakar, Bandar Lahad Datu, Lapangan Terbang, Singgahmata, Panji Baru, Taman Fajar, Silam, Jalan Segama, Mostyn, Madai, Kampung Kunak, Giram, Pengkalan Kunak, Kunak Jaya, Pangi, Pekan Kunak.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Silam
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Mohd. Salleh Abdullah BN
5th 1978-1982 Sakaran Dandai
6th 1982-1986 Abdillah Abdul Hamid Independent
7th 1986-1990 Railey Jeffrey BN
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Samsu Baharun Abdul Rahman
12th 2008-2013 Salleh Kalbi
13th 2013-2018 Nasrun Mansur
14th 2018-present Mohammadin Ketapi WARISAN

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
WARISAN Mohammadin Ketapi 23,352 54.26 + 54.26
BN Datu Nasrun Datu Mansur 16,951 39.38 - 20.47
PAS Ramli Pataruddin 1,431 3.32 + 3.32
PHRS Siti Shazianti Ajak 1,306 3.03 + 3.03
Total valid votes 43,040 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,079
Unreturned ballots 175
Turnout 44,294 72.68
Registered electors 60,942
Majority 6,401 14.87
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 Nasrun Mansur 23,058 59.85
PKR Badrulamin Bahron 9,671 25.10
Independent Dumi Masdal 4,959 12.87
STAR Apas @ Nawawie Saking 841 2.18
Total valid votes 38,529 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,077
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 39,663 76.77
Registered electors 51,662
Majority 13,387
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Salleh Kalbi 18,111 68.52
PKR Hashbullah Imam Ohang 8,319 31.48
Total valid votes 26,430 100.00
Total rejected ballots 989
Unreturned ballots 138
Turnout 27,557 63.37
Registered electors 43,488
Majority 9,792
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samsu Baharun Abdul Rahman 16,613 73.91
KEADILAN Samsuri Baharuddin 5,865 26.09
Total valid votes 22,478 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,517
Unreturned ballots 146
Turnout 24,141 59.81
Registered electors
Majority 10,748
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Railey Jeffrey 14,629 64.33
KEADILAN Badrulamin Bahron 8,110 35.67
Total valid votes 22,739 100.00
Total rejected ballots 306
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 23,144 54.66
Registered electors
Majority 6,519
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Railey Jeffrey 15,815 70.13
PBS Abdullah Minun Sahirun 6,737 29.87
Total valid votes 22,552 100.00
Total rejected ballots 424
Unreturned ballots 81
Turnout 23,057 58.32
Registered electors
Majority 9,078
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Railey Jeffrey 10,322 55.26
Independent Mohamaddin Ketapi 8,269 44.27
Independent Hassan Malempeng 89 0.48
Total valid votes 18,680 100.00
Total rejected ballots 180
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,860 58.91
Registered electors
Majority 2,053
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Railey Jeffrey 4,299 45.74
Independent Mohd Yusof Yahya 1,796 19.11
Independent Madris Lee Buati 1,271 13.52
Independent Mohd Jhastu Batu Elas 1,054 11.21
Independent Zamrin Ismail @ Jamut 979 10.42
Total valid votes 9,399 100.00
Total rejected ballots 115
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 9,514 42.99
Registered electors 22,130
Majority 2,503
BN gain from Independent Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Abdillah Abdul Hamid 9,676 54.38
BN Sakaran Dandai 7,899 44.40
Independent Ismail Rugasan 217 1.22
Total valid votes 17,792 100.00
Total rejected ballots 448
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,240 67.21
Registered electors 27,138
Majority 1,777
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sakaran Dandai 6,070 51.66
Independent Mohamed Shakir Pengiran Abdullah 3,875 32.98
Independent Abu Bakar Mohamed Hassan 1,581 13.45
PUSAKA Tadus Udin 225 1.91
Total valid votes 11,751 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 19,445
Majority 2,195
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Mohd. Salleh Abdullah won uncontested.
BN Mohd. Salleh Abdullah
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 14,241
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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