Tawau (federal constituency)

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Tawau
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Christina Liew Chin Jin
PH
Constituency created1966
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Tawau is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1971.

The federal constituency was created in the 1966 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 Kinabutan, Andrassy, Balung, Hidayat, Bukit Quoin, Tawau Lama, Tinagat, Apas, Wakuba, Titingan, Inderasabah, Kuhara, Sin On, Tanjung, Jalan Dunlop, Kubata, Batu 3, Da Hua, Kapital, Jalan Chester.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kinabutan, Andrassy, Balung, Kinabutan Besar, Bukit Quoin, Ranggu, Tawau Lama, Tinagat, Apas, Wakuba, Titingan, Inderasabah, Batu 4, Kuhara, Sin On, Fajar, Sabindo, Kabota, Batu 3, Da Hua, Kapital, Jalan Chester, Takada.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tawau
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Yeh Pao Tzu SCA
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Alex Pang Sui Chee
5th 1978-1982 Hiew Nyuk Ying
6th 1982-1986 Kan Yau Fa
7th 1986-1990 Samson Chin Chee Tsu DAP
8th 1990-1995 Geoffrey Yee Ling Fook PBS
9th 1995-1999 Chua Soon Bui BN
10th 1999-2004 Shim Paw Fatt
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008 Chua Soon Bui
2008-2013 SAPP
13th 2013-2018 Mary Yap Kain Ching BN
14th 2018-present Christina Liew Chin Jin PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Christina Liew Chin Jin 21,400 50.05 + 7.98
BN Yap Kain Ching @ Mary Yap Ken Jin 16,673 39.00 - 15.88
PAS Mohamad Husain 2,518 5.89 + 5.89
PHRS Alizaman Jijurahman 2,162 5.06 + 5.06
Total valid votes 42,753 100.00
Total rejected ballots 981
Unreturned ballots 127
Turnout 43,861 73.20
Registered electors 59,919
Majority 4,727 11.06
PH 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 Yap Kain Ching @ Mary Yap Ken Jin 21,331 54.88 + 1.86
PKR Kong Hong Ming @ Kong Fo Min 16,352 42.07 + 29.60
SAPP Chua Soon Bui 633 1.63 + 1.63
Independent Ahmad Awang @ Madon 553 1.42 + 1.42
Total valid votes 38,869 100.00
Total rejected ballots 789
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 39,787 77.20
Registered electors 51,538
Majority 4,979 12.81
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chua Soon Bui 13,943 53.02 + 53.02
DAP Chan Foong Hin 9,076 34.51 + 34.51
PKR Berhan @ Birhan Ruslan 3,278 12.47 + 12.47
Total valid votes 26,297 100.00
Total rejected ballots 735
Unreturned ballots 39
Turnout 27,071 63.61
Registered electors 42,560
Majority 4,867 18.51
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Shim Paw Fatt won uncontested.
BN Shim Paw Fatt
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 Shim Paw Fatt 20,160 62.07 + 2.40
PBS Kong Hong Ming @ Kong Fo Min 9,044 27.84 - 4.81
Independent Majin Ajing 3,278 10.09 + 10.09
Total valid votes 32,482 100.00
Total rejected ballots 240
Unreturned ballots 530
Turnout 33,252 55.18
Registered electors 60,260
Majority 11,116 34.23
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chua Soon Bui 20,168 59.67 + 59.67
PBS Chee Yau Fah 11,037 32.65 - 18.28
DAP Samson Chin Chee Tsu 1,401 4.14 - 1.36
PAS Mohamed Tingka 825 2.44 + 0.57
Independent Semanis Mohd Salleh 372 1.10 + 1.10
Total valid votes 33,803 100.00
Total rejected ballots 302
Unreturned ballots 204
Turnout 34,309 62.91
Registered electors 54,536
Majority 9,131 27.02
BN gain from PBS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PBS Geoffrey Yee Ling Fook 11,595 50.93 + 50.93
Independent Osman Mohamad 5,504 24.18 + 24.18
Independent Bandy Pilo @ Sabandy 3,258 14.31 + 14.31
DAP Samson Chin Chee Tsu 1,253 5.50 - 41.12
Independent Ismail Senang 731 3.21 + 3.21
PAS Mohamed Husain 426 1.87 + 1.87
Total valid votes 22,767 100.00
Total rejected ballots 126
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,893 60.43
Registered electors 37,883
Majority 6,091 26.75
PBS gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Samson Chin Chee Tsu 8,277 46.62
BN Liew Chin Jin @ Christina Hadikusumo 4,814 27.12
Independent Abdul Ghapur Salleh 4,663 26.26
Total valid votes 17,754 100.00
Total rejected ballots 169
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,923 63.12
Registered electors 28,395
Majority 3,463 19.50
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tan Yau Fah @ Paul 10,525 56.27
SCCP Steven Chan Tze Hung 7,592 40.59
Independent Ismail Mohamed Said 426 2.28
Independent Ibrahim Kamaruddin 161 0.86
Total valid votes 18,704 100.00
Total rejected ballots 243
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,947 66.76
Registered electors 28,381
Majority 2,933
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hiew Nyuk Ying 7,889 54.82
DAP Liew Kong Khai 2,800 19.46
Independent Ibrahim Kamaruddin 2,773 19.27
SCA Hiew Kim Siong 929 6.46
Total valid votes 14,391 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 20,978
Majority 5,089
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Alex Pang Sui Chee won uncontested.
BN Alex Pang Sui Chee
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 13,735
Majority
BN gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Yeh Pao Tzu
Independent Stephen Chan Tze Hung
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 9,798
Majority
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 Sabah [P.U. (B) 57/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-19.