Tanjong Manis (federal constituency)

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Tanjong Manis (P206)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Yusuf Abd. Wahab
GPS
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]21,899
Area (km²)2,024

Tanjong Manis is a federal constituency in Mukah Division and Sarikei Division, Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2008.

The federal constituency was created in the 2005 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Tanjong Manis's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (74%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (20%)
  Chinese (5%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Tanjong Manis constituency has a total of 14 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Kuala Rajang(N41) Selalang 206/41/01 SK Mandor Aris Kpg. Selalang
Belawai 206/41/02
  • SK Stalun
  • SK Abang Gesa
Rajang 206/41/03
  • SK Sebayang
  • SK Abang Galau
  • SK Abang Buyuk Kpg. Jerijeh
Sari 206/41/04
  • SK Jawa Kerubong Jln. Selalang
  • SK Adin Sare
  • SK Bukit Kinyau
  • SK Sentebu
  • SK St. Andrew Sare
Seberang 206/41/05
  • SK Muara Payang Sarikei
  • SK Abang Haji Matahir Sarikei
  • SRA Kpg. Baru Seberang Sarikei
Nanga Lepa 206/41/06 RH Bantan Belawai Ulu
Semop (N42) Paloh 206/42/01
  • SK Kpg. Sebako
  • Surau Kpg. Sedi
  • SK O.K.M. Pakeri Paloh
  • Tadika KEMAS, Berangan Paloh
  • Tadika KEMAS Kpg. Kedang
Mupong 206/42/02
  • SK Mupong
  • SK Mupong Ulin
Semop 206/42/03
  • SK Kpg. Serdeng
  • SK Telok Gelam
  • SK Kpg. Bekakong
  • SK Kpg. Semop
Saai 206/42/04
  • SK Kpg. Kuit
  • SK Mohamad Radeh Kpg. Saie
Tekajong 206/42/05
  • SK Penibong
  • SK Kpg. Betanak
  • SK Salah Kecil
  • SK Kpg. Penipah
  • SK Kpg. Tekajong
Bruit 206/42/06 SK Kpg. Bruit
Bunut 206/42/07
  • SK Selidap
  • SJK (C) Ming Shing Sg. Sian
  • SK Sg. Sian
  • SK Tanjong Bundong
Bintangor 206/42/08 SK Abang Amin Bintangor

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tanjong Manis
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kuala Rajang
12th 2008-2013 Norah Abdul Rahman BN (PBB)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Yusuf Abd. Wahab
2018-present GPS (PBB)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Tanjong Manis Belawai
Kuala Rajang
Semop

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. Constituency Member Party (coalition)
N41 Kuala Rajang Len Talif Salleh GPS (PBB)
N42 Semop Abdullah Saidol

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yusuf Abd Wahab 11,402 80.69 - 8.17
PH Mohamad Fadillah Sabali 2,728 19.31 + 19.31
Total valid votes 14,130 100.00
Total rejected ballots 214
Unreturned ballots 81
Turnout 14,425 65.87
Registered electors 21,899
Majority 8,674 61.39
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 Norah Abdul Rahman 12,535 88.86
PAS Jurina Mut 1,571 11.14
Total valid votes 14,106 100.00
Total rejected ballots 238
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 14,402 74.95
Registered electors 19,215
Majority 10,964
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Norah Abdul Rahman won uncontested.
BN Norah Abdul Rahman
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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