Sipitang (federal constituency)

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Sipitang
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Yamani Hafez Musa
Independent
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018

Sipitang is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Kabajang, Gadong, Lupak, Padas Valley, Beaufort Selatan, Lumadan, Bukau, Suasa, Padas Damit, Bankalalak, Weston, Lubok, Lingkungan, Banting, Sindumin, Marintaman, Bandar Sipitang, Mesapol, Usuk, Ulu Sipitang, Pantai, Melamam, Mendolong, Kelangsat, Bole, Meligan, Long Pasia, Iburu.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kabajang, Gadong, Lupak, Padas Valley, Beaufort Selatan, Lumadan, Bukau, Suasa, Padas Damit, Bankalalak, Weston, Lubok, Lingkungan, Banting, Sindumin, Marintaman, Bandar Sipitang, Mesapol, Usuk, Ulu Sipitang, Pantai, Melamam, Mendolong, Kelangsat, Bole, Meligan, Long Pasia, Iburu, Tanjung Pagar, Kuala Muaya.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sipitang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
9th 1995-1999 Yusof Yacob BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Sapawi Ahmad
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Yamani Hafez Musa

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yamani Hafez Musa 12,038 48.60 - 20.24
WARISAN Noor Hayaty Mustapha 11,186 45.16 + 45.16
PHRS Dayang Aezzy Liman 1,547 6.25 + 6.25
Total valid votes 24,771 100.00
Total rejected ballots 596
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 25,483 79.93
Registered electors 31,882
Majority 852 3.44
BN hold 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 Sapawi Amat Wasali @ Ahmad 16,377 68.84
PKR Ramle Dua @ Ramli Dua Lee 6,908 29.04
SAPP Kamis Daming 505 2.12
Total valid votes 23,790 100.00
Total rejected ballots 539
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 24,387 83.58
Registered electors 29,177
Majority 9,469
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sapawi Amat Wasali @ Ahmad 11,905 67.40
PKR Karim @ Abdul Karim Tassim 5,759 32.60
Total valid votes 17,664 100.00
Total rejected ballots 531
Unreturned ballots 16
Turnout 18,211 75.42
Registered electors 24,145
Majority 6,146
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Yusof Yacob won uncontested.
BN Yusof @ Josree Yacob
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yusof @ Josree Yacob 9,581 64.01
KEADILAN Abdul Rahman Md. Yakub 5,242 35.02
Independent Ag. Ku Tengah Pg. Damit 145 0.97
Total valid votes 14,968 100.00
Total rejected ballots 186
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 15,181 68.74
Registered electors
Majority 4,339
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yusof @ Josree Yacob 9,732 64.44
PBS Jamilah Sulaiman 5,208 34.49
Independent Hussin Masalih 162 1.07
Total valid votes 15,102 100.00
Total rejected ballots 208
Unreturned ballots 14
Turnout 15,324 74.36
Registered electors
Majority 4,524
This was a new constituency created.

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