Tenom (federal constituency)

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Tenom (P181)
Sabah constituency
Map of Tenom District, Sabah.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]30,756
Area (km²)2,451

Tenom is a federal constituency in Interior Division (Tenom District), 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Tenom's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Non-muslim bumiputera (61.31%)
  Muslim bumiputera (28.01%)
  Chinese (10.17%)
  Other ethnicities (0.51%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 September 2019, the Tenom constituency has a total of 22 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling District Code Location
Melalap (N42) Pamilaan 181/42/01 SK St Pius Pamilaan
Melalap 181/42/02 SK Melalap
Lagud 181/42/03 SK Lagud
Kalang 181/42/04 SM Tshung Tsin Tenom
Tenom Utara 181/42/05 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Tenom Selatan 181/42/06 SK Pekan Tenom
Saga 181/42/07 SK Saga
Mandalom 181/42/08 SK Mandalom Lama
Pangi 181/42/09 SK Pangi
Pagukon 181/42/10 SK Pagukon
Kemabong (N43) Chinta Mata 181/43/01 SK Chinta Mata
Sapong 181/43/02 SK Ladang Sapong
Mansasoh 181/43/03 SK Sungai Api
Enubai 181/43/04 SK Inubai
Paal 181/43/05 SJK (C) Yuk Nam
Baru Jumpa 181/43/06 SK Kg Baru Jumpa
Kemabong 181/43/07 SMK Kemabong
Tomani 181/43/08 SK Kuala Tomani
Rundum 181/43/09 SK Rundum
Kapulu 181/43/10 SK Kapalu
Katuboh 181/43/11 Rumah Kebudayaan Katubuh
Ulu Tomani 181/43/12 SK Ulu Tomani

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tenom
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Padas
9th 1995-1999 Raden Malleh PBS
10th 1999-2004 Rizalman Abdullah BN (UMNO)
11th 2004-2008 Raime Unggi
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Noorita Sual DAP
2018-present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1967–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2020 2020–present
Tenom Kemabong
Melalap

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N42 Melalap Peter Anthony IND
N43 Kemabong Rubin Balang IND

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N42 Melalap Tenom District Council
N43 Kemabong Tenom District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Noorita Sual 11,363 51.10 + 51.10
BN Rubin Balang 10,230 46.00 - 2.15
Homeland Solidarity Party Laimoi @ Yuslinah Laikim 645 2.90 - 9.17
Total valid votes 22,238 100.00
Total rejected ballots 661
Unreturned ballots 128
Turnout 23,027 78.91
Registered electors 29,182
Majority 1,133 5.09
DAP 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 Raime Unggi 9,771 48.15
PKR Masdin Tumas 5,885 29.00
STAR Hasmin @ Azroy Abdullah 2,449 12.07
SAPP Jaineh Juaya @ Jimmy Jawatah 1,766 8.70
KITA Mutang @ Sylvester Dawat 423 2.08
Total valid votes 20,294 100.00
Total rejected ballots 632
Unreturned ballots 18
Turnout 20,944 82.77
Registered electors 25,304
Majority 3,886
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raime Unggi 9,535 62.85
PKR Adris Taripin 2,652 17.48
Independent Joh Jimmy @ Richard Joe Jimmy 2,499 16.47
BERSEKUTU Mutang @ Sylvester Dawat 485 3.20
Total valid votes 15,171 100.00
Total rejected ballots 523
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 15,705 75.24
Registered electors 20,874
Majority 6,883
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raime Unggi 8,032 58.80
Independent Limun Laikim 5,628 41.20
Total valid votes 13,660 100.00
Total rejected ballots 396
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 14,063 68.88
Registered electors
Majority 2,404
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rizalman @ Sumin Abdullah @ Sumbing 11,179 59.73
Parti Bersatu Sabah Raden Malleh 7,537 40.27
Total valid votes 18,716 100.00
Total rejected ballots 216
Unreturned ballots 8
Turnout 18,940 68.93
Registered electors
Majority 3,642
BN gain from Parti Bersatu Sabah Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Bersatu Sabah Raden Malleh 9,949 58.25
BN Limun Laikim 7,025 41.13
Independent Agum @ Edward Laap 105 0.61
Total valid votes 17,079 100.00
Total rejected ballots 176
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 17,262 70.62
Registered electors
Majority 2,924
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 10 April 2018. p. 41. Retrieved 2020-01-29.
  2. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ "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. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.