Limbang (federal constituency)

Limbang is a federal constituency in Limbang Division, Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2008.

Limbang (P221)
Sarawak constituency
Map of Limbang District, Sarawak.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Hasbi Habibollah
GPS
Constituency created2005
First contested2008
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]26,409

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.

DemographicsEdit

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

  Non-muslim bumiputera (53%)
  Muslim bumiputera (28%)
  Chinese (18%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

HistoryEdit

Polling districtsEdit

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Limbang constituency has a total of 15 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bukit Kota(N79) Ranggau 221/79/01 SK Limpakau Pinang
Sebukang 221/79/02
  • SK Limpaki
  • Dewan Kpg. Patiambun
  • Tadika Kemas Limbang
Tabahan 221/79/03
  • SK Batu Lapan Jln. Panduran
  • SK Kubong
  • SK Batu 4 Jln Pandaruan
Bangkita 221/79/04
  • SK Melayu Pusat Limbang
Limbang 221/79/05
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Limbang
Poyan 221/79/06
  • SK Sg. Poyan
Bukit Kota 221/79/07
  • Dewan Surau Kpg. Limpaong
  • Tadika Kemas Seri Pelimbu
Pendam 221/79/08
  • SK Gadong
  • Masjid Kpg. Pendam (Bahagian Bawah)
Telahak 221/79/09
  • SK Telahak
  • SK Lubok Tekurok
Berawan 221/79/10
  • SK Sg. Poyan
  • SK R.C. Kubong
  • Balai Raya Kpg. Batu Bakarang
  • SK Bukit Loba
  • SK Meramut
  • Surau (Halaman) Kpg. Pangkalan Rejab
Batu Danau (N80) Danau 221/80/01
  • SK Batu Danau
  • SK Pangkalan Jawa
  • SK Kuala Awang
Lubai 221/80/02
  • SK Penganan
  • SK Ng. Merit
  • RH Luta Engkasing Lubai
  • SK Menuang
Ukong 221/80/03
  • RH Liban
  • Surau Kpg. Lbk. Lasas (Bahagian Bawah)
  • Dewan Kpg. Ukong
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kpg. Buloh Balui
  • SK Tanjong
Medihit 221/80/04
  • SK Lg. Napir
  • RH Lawai
  • RH Brain
  • RH Sing
  • SK Melaban
  • SK Ng. Medalam
Medamit 221/80/05
  • RH Ekom Sepangah
  • Dewan Masyarakat Medamit
  • RH Akoh Karangan Medamit
  • RH Tan Anak Kayan
  • SK Bukit Batu

Representation historyEdit

Members of Parliament for Limbang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Bukit Mas
12th 2008-2013 Hasbi Habibollah BN (PBB)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS (PBB)

State constituencyEdit

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Limbang Batu Danau
Bukit Kota

Current state assembly membersEdit

No. Constituency Member Party (coalition)
N79 Bukit Kota Abdul Rahman Ismail GPS (PBB)
N80 Batu Danau Paulus Gumbang

Election resultsEdit

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hasbi Habibollah 12,589 72.07 - 1.38
PH Ricardo Osmund Yampil Baba 4,879 27.93 +27.93
Total valid votes 17,468 100.00
Total rejected ballots 201
Unreturned ballots 133
Turnout 17,802 67.41
Registered electors 26,409
Majority 7,710 44.14
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 Hasbi Habibollah 12,999 73.45
PKR Baru Bian 4,698 26.55
Total valid votes 17,697 100.00
Total rejected ballots 162
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 17,912 73.78
Registered electors 24,278
Majority 8,301
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hasbi Habibollah 6,427 52.78
PKR Lau Liak Koi 5,751 47.22
Total valid votes 12,178 100.00
Total rejected ballots 113
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 12,380 60.94
Registered electors 20,315
Majority 676
This was a new constituency created.

ReferencesEdit