Simunjan (state constituency)

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Simunjan
Sarawak constituency
State constituency
LegislatureSarawak State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Awla Dris
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1991
Last contested2016

Simunjan is a state constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly since 1991.

The state constituency was created in the 1987 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2006–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Sateman, Simunjan, Temiang, Pangkor, Kepayang, Gedong.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Rangkang, Putin, Rangawan, Terasi, Senangeh, Sungai Buloh, Ensengei, Simunjan, Temiang, Sageng, Sekendu, Sungai Apin, Tanjong Beluku, Slangking.

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Simunjan
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
13th 1991-1996 Mohd. Naroden Majais BN
14th 1996-2001
15th 2001-2006
16th 2006-2011
17th 2011-2016
18th 2016-present Awla Dris

Election results[edit]

Sarawak state election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Awla Dris 4,101 71.14 - 3.74
PKR Jamilah Baharuddin 1,389 24.09 + 4.67
Independent Hipni Kanaini 275 4.77 + 4.77
Total valid votes 5,765 100.00
Total rejected ballots 123
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 5,915 76.09
Registered electors 7,774
Majority 2,712
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, State Legislative Assembly of the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 190/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.

"Senarai Calon yang Disahkan Layak Bertanding Pilihan Raya Dewan Undangan Negeri ke-11". Election Commission of Malaysia. 25 April 2016. Archived from the original on 25 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
Sarawak state election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Naroden Majais 5,465 74.88 - 2.04
PKR Mashor Hossen 1,417 19.42 - 3.66
PCM Mac Palima Nyambil 237 3.25 + 3.25
Independent Zaini Le' 179 2.45 + 2.45
Total valid votes 7,298 100.00
Total rejected ballots 85
Unreturned ballots 22
Turnout 7,405 73.29
Registered electors 10,104
Majority 4,048
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Naroden Majais 4,786 76.92 + 15.22
KEADILAN Sakawi Nahari 1,436 23.08 - 13.87
Total valid votes 6,222 100.00
Total rejected ballots 77
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 6,320 64.18
Registered electors 9,846
Majority 3,350
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Naroden Majais 4,088 61.70 - 28.43
KEADILAN Bujang Ulis 2,448 36.95 + 36.95
Independent Muhammad Husain Mustapha 90 1.36 + 1.36
Total valid votes 6,626 100.00
Total rejected ballots 64
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 6,701 64.19
Registered electors 10,439
Majority 1,640
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Naroden Majais 7,332 90.13 + 27.08
Independent Shamsuddin Abdullah 803 9.87 + 9.87
Total valid votes 8,135 100.00
Total rejected ballots 282
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 8,417 67.26
Registered electors 12,514
Majority 6,529
BN hold Swing
Sarawak state election, 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Naroden Majais 4,948 63.05
PBDS Jack Bujang 2,466 31.42
Independent Sahari Pet 262 3.34
PERMAS Shamsuddin Abdullah 97 1.24
NEGARA Edmun Durong Inting 75 0.96
Total valid votes 7,848 100.00
Total rejected ballots 95
Unreturned ballots 520
Turnout 8,463 78.05
Registered electors 10,843
Majority 2,482
This was a new constituency created.

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