Rajang (federal constituency)

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Rajang
Sarawak constituency
Defunct federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
Constituency created 1968
Constituency abolished 1990
First contested 1969
Last contested 1986

Rajang was a federal constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1971 to 1990.

The federal constituency was created in the 1968 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

It was abolished in 1990 when it was redistributed.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Rajang
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament dissolved[1][2]
3rd 1971-1973 Tibuoh Rantai SUPP
1973-1974 BN
1974 Jawan Empaling
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Nicholas Munong Ipau Independent
Constituency abolished

Election results

Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Nicholas Munong Ipau 6,113 48.11
BN Jawan Empaling 5,960 46.90
Independent Siew Chee Kiong @ Shaw Chee Kiong 634 4.99
Total valid votes 12,707 100.00
Total rejected ballots 320
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 13,027 64.05
Registered electors 20,338
Majority 153
Independent gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jawan Empaling
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jawan Empaling
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jawan Empaling
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general by-election, 12 January 1974
Upon the death of incumbent, Tibuoh Rantai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jawan Empaling
SNAP Sandah Jarau
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority 684
BN gain from SUPP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SUPP Tibuoh Rantai
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>