Elections in Sarawak

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Federal level[edit]

Federal election results[edit]

2013[edit]

e • d Summary of the 5 May 2013 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 31 481,038 58.86 25 80.65 -5
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 14 14 45.16 0
Sarawak People's Party PRS 6 6 19.35 0
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 4 4 12.90 0
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 1 3.23 -5
Democratic Action Party DAP 11 179,973 22.02 5 16.13 +4
People's Justice Party PKR 15 105,117 12.86 1 3.23 +1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 5 19,418 2.38 0 0.00 0
Sarawak Workers Party SWP 6 15,630 1.91 0 0.00 0
State Reform Party STAR 7 2,376 0.29 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 7 13,675 1.67 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 817,227
Invalid/blank votes 11,668
Total votes (voter turnout: %) 828,895 100.00 31 100.00 0
Did not vote 255,077
Registered voters 1,083,972
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2008[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 March 2008 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 31 30 96.77 +3
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 14 14 45.16 +3
Sarawak People's Party PRS 6 6 19.35 New
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 6 19.35 0
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 4 4 12.90 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 1 3.23 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 31 100.00 +3
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2004[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 March 2004 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 28 278,919 65.85 27 96.43 -1
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 101,869 24.05 6 21.43 -1
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 11 80,408 18.98 11 39.29 0
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 4 50,350 11.89 4 14.29 New
Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak PBDS 6 46,292 10.93 6 21.43 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 5 67,631 15.97 1 3.57 +1
Sarawak National Party SNAP 7 28,579 6.75 0 0.00 -4
State Reform Party STAR 1 6,270 1.48 0 0.00 0
People's Justice Party PKR 1 5,420 1.28 0 0.00 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 1,035 0.24 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 10 35,682 8.43 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 423,536
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 28 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1999[edit]

e • d Summary of the 29 November 1999 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 28 338,013 65.95 28 100.00 +2
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 129,356 25.24 7 25.00 0
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 10 100,062 19.52 10 35.71 +1
Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak PBDS 6 51,749 10.10 6 21.43 0
Sarawak National Party SNAP 4 45,519 8.88 4 14.29 0
Barisan Nasional Direct Candidate 1 11,327 2.21 1 3.57
Democratic Action Party[b] DAP 7 75,992 14.81 0 0.00 New
National Justice Party[b] KeADILan 13 49,774 9.71 0 0.00 New
State Reform Party STAR 4 23,048 4.50 0 0.00 New
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party[b] PAS 1 2,438 0.48 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 12 23,332 4.55 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 512,527
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 28 100.00 +1
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

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  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.
  2. ^ a b c Parties in the informal coalition, Alternatif Front (Barisan Alternatif). Contested using separate election symbol on the ballot papers.

1995[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 – 25 April 1995 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 27 239,297 63.56 26 96.30 +5
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 116,403 30.92 7 25.93 +3
Sarawak National Party SNAP 4 44,185 11.74 3 11.11 0
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 10 42,210 11.21 10 37.04 0
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 5 29,768 7.91 5 18.52 +1
Barisan Nasional Direct Candidate 1 6,731 1.78 1 3.70 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 6 78,456 20.84 1 3.70 -1
United Sabah Party PBS 3 5,536 1.47 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 15 53,180 14.13 0 0.00 -4
Valid votes 376,469
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 27 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1990[edit]

e • d Summary of the 20 – 21 October 1990 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 27 262,274 57.09 21 77.78 0
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 8 102,687 22.35 4 14.81 0
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 10 101,243 22.04 10 37.04 +2
Sarawak National Party SNAP 5 35,754 7.78 3 11.11 -1
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 4 22,590 4.92 4 14.81 -1
Democratic Action Party DAP 8 87,017 18.94 2 7.41 +1
Sarawak Malaysian People's Association PERMAS 9 27,618 6.01 0 0.00 0
Sarawak United Labour Party PLUS 1 162 0.04 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 25 82,327 17.92 4 14.81 +2
Valid votes 459,398
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 27 100.00 +3
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1986[edit]

e • d Summary of the 2 – 3 August 1986 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 24 200,428 55.61 21 87.50 +2
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 93,018 25.81 4 16.67 -1
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 8 48,367 13.42 8 33.33 0
Sarawak National Party SNAP 5 34,221 9.49 5 20.83 -1
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 4 24,822 6.89 4 16.67 New
Democratic Action Party DAP 5 68,197 18.92 1 4.17 -1
Independents IND 28 90,843 25.20 2 8.33 -1
Valid votes 360,435
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1982[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 – 26 April 1982 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 24 151,988 56.75 19 79.17 -4
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 81,993 30.62 5 20.83 -1
Sarawak National Party SNAP 9 41,295 15.42 6 25.00 -3
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 8 28,700 10.71 8 33.33 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 5 48,623 18.16 2 8.33 +2
Sarawak Native People's Party PAJAR 1 1,415 0.53 0 0.00 0
Sarawak People's Organisation SAPO 1 178 0.07 0 0.00 -1
Independents IND 26 65,594 24.49 3 12.50 +3
Valid votes 267,798
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1978[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 – 22 July 1978 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 24 161,539 63.03 23 95.83 +8
Sarawak National Party SNAP 9 45,218 17.64 9 37.50 0
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 8 52,222 20.38 8 33.33 0
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 7 64,099 25.01 6 25.00 -1
Sarawak Native People's Party PAJAR 12 35,009 13.66 0 0.00 New
Sarawak People's Organisation SAPO 1 10,150 3.96 1 4.17 New
Parti Umat Sarawak UMAT 3 3,898 1.52 0 0.00 New
Parti Negara Rakyat Sarawak NEGARA 3 861 0.34 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 16 44,831 17.49 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 256,288
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1974[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 August – 14 September 1974 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 24 147,957 55.25 15 62.50 New
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 15 83,722 31.25 9 37.50 New
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 9 64,235 24.00 6 25.00 +1
Sarawak National Party SNAP 24 117,503 43.88 9 37.50 0
Independents IND 4 2,322 0.87 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes 267,782
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1969[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 May 1969 – 4 July 1970 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Sarawak
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won %
Sarawak National Party SNAP 23 9 37.50
Parti Bumiputera Sarawak BUMIPUTERA 5 20.83
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 19 5 20.83
Parti Pesaka Sarawak PESAKA 15 2 8.33
Sarawak Chinese Association SCA 2 8.33
Independents IND 1 4.17
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 24 100.00
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

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Federal constituencies[edit]

Elected members of the Dewan Rakyat[edit]

State level[edit]

State election results[edit]

2016[edit]

e • d Summary of the 7 May 2016 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 82 466,953 61.96 72 87.80 +17
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 39 39 47.56 +4
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 13 7 8.54 +1
Sarawak People's Party PRS 11 11 13.41 +3
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 6 4 4.88 -2
Barisan Nasional Direct Candidate 13 11 8.54
Democratic Action Party DAP 31 145,873 19.35 7 8.54 -5
People's Justice Party PKR 40 76,003 10.08 3 3.66 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 11 13,210 1.75 0 0.00 0
National Trust Party AMANAH 13 8,433 1.12 0 0.00 New
State Reform Party STAR 10 2,841 0.38 0 0.00 0
New Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS Baru 5 1,244 0.17 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 36 39,135 5.19 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes 753,692
Invalid/blank votes 25,127
Total votes (voter turnout: %) 778,819 100.00 82 100.00 +11
Did not vote 360,828
Registered voters 1,139,647
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2011[edit]

e • d Summary of the 16 April 2011 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 71 372,379 55.36 55 77.46 -7
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 35 192,785 28.66 35 49.30 0
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 19 111,781 16.62 6 8.45 -5
Sarawak People's Party PRS 9 35,120 5.22 8 11.27 0
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 8 32,693 4.86 6 8.45 -2
Democratic Action Party DAP 15 134,847 20.05 12 16.90 +6
People's Justice Party PKR 49 117,100 17.41 3 4.23 +2
Sarawak National Party SNAP 26 15,663 2.33 0 0.00 -1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 5 9,719 1.44 0 0.00 0
Love Malaysia Party PCM 6 2,895 0.43 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 41 20,064 2.98 1 1.41 0
Valid votes 672,667
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 71 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2006[edit]

e • d Summary of the 20 May 2006 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 71 341,587 62.95 62 87.32 +2
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 35 160,331 29.55 35 49.30 +5
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 19 113,505 20.92 11 15.49 -5
Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party SPDP 8 34,737 6.40 8 11.27 New
Sarawak People's Party PRS 9 33,014 6.08 8 11.27 New
Democratic Action Party DAP 12 82,134 15.14 6 8.45 +5
Sarawak National Party SNAP 29 51,459 9.48 1 1.41 -5
People's Justice Party PKR 25 47,350 8.73 1 1.41 +1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 1,901 0.35 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 20 18,213 3.35 1 1.41 0
Valid votes 542,644
Invalid/blank votes 6,959
Total votes (voter turnout: 61.89%) 549,603 100.00 71 100.00 +9
Did not vote 342,934
Registered voters 892,537
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2001[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 September 2001 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 62 382,137 71.16 60 96.77 +3
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 30 30 48.39 +1
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 17 16 25.81 +3
Sarawak National Party SNAP 7 6 9.68 +1
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 8 8 12.90 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 13 45,327 8.44 1 1.61 -2
National Justice Party KeADILan 25 37,244 6.94 0 0.00 New
State Reform Party STAR 5 12,211 2.27 0 0.00 New
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 3 2,854 0.53 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 44 57,220 10.66 1 1.61 -1
Valid votes 536,993
Invalid/blank votes 7,074
Total votes (voter turnout: 67.01%) 542,285 100.00 62 100.00 0
Did not vote 426,734
Registered voters 868,487
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1996[edit]

e • d Summary of the 7 – 8 September 1996 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 62 241,666 66.50 57 91.94 +8
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 30 29 46.77 +2
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 17 13 20.97 +3
Sarawak National Party SNAP 7 7 11.29 +1
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 8 8 12.90 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 6 32,421 8.92 3 4.84 +3
Independents IND 60 89,294 24.57 2 3.23 +2
Valid votes 363,381
Invalid/blank votes 5,876
Total votes (voter turnout: %) 372,594 100.00 62 100.00 +6
Did not vote 441,753
Registered voters 814,347
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1991[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 – 28 September 1991 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 56 301,067 62.75 49 87.50 +21
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 31 142,028 29.60 27 48.21 +13
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 17 126,107 26.28 16 28.57 +5
Sarawak National Party SNAP 8 32,932 6.87 6 10.71 +3
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 34 104,216 21.72 7 12.50 -8
Democratic Action Party DAP 18 46,469 9.69 0 0.00 0
Sarawak Malaysian People's Association PERMAS 12 16,159 3.37 0 0.00 -5
Sarawak People's National Party NEGARA 28 5,651 1.18 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 19 6,209 1.29 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 479,771
Invalid/blank votes 20,684
Total votes (voter turnout: 69.79%) 500,455 100.00 56 100.00 +8
Did not vote 223,288
Registered voters 723,743
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1987[edit]

e • d Summary of the 15 – 16 April 1987 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 48 249,289 55.25 28 58.33 -2
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 23 14 29.17 -5
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 14 11 22.92 0
Sarawak National Party SNAP 11 3 6.25 -5
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 21 79,548 17.63 15 31.25 +9
Sarawak Malaysian People's Association PERMAS 21 64,152 14.22 5 10.42 New
Democratic Action Party DAP 11 51,341 11.38 0 0.00 0
Sarawak Demokratik Bersatu BERSATU 1 84 0.02 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 16 6,820 1.51 0 0.00 -4
Valid votes 451,234
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 48 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1983[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 – 29 December 1983 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 32 166,855 46.22 30 62.50 -15
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 20 77,694 21.52 19 39.58
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 12 89,161 24.70 11 22.92
Sarawak National Party SNAP 18 46,741 12.95 8 16.67
Sarawak Native People's Party PBDS 14 33,712 9.34 6 12.50 New
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 31,246 8.65 0 0.00 0
Sarawak Demokratik Bersatu BERSATU 4 2,540 0.70 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 80 79,931 22.14 4 8.33 +1
Valid votes 361,025
Invalid/blank votes 6,070
Total votes (voter turnout: 72.56%) 367,095 100.00 48 100.00 0
Did not vote 138,777
Registered voters 505,872
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1979[edit]

e • d Summary of the 1979 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 48 45 93.75 +15
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP
Sarawak National Party SNAP
Independents IND 3 6.25 +3
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 48 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters  
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1974[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 August – 14 September 1974 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 48 144,492 55.36 30 62.50 New
United Traditional Bumiputera Party PBB 32 89,534 34.30 18 37.50 New
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 16 54,958 21.05 12 25.00 0
Sarawak National Party SNAP 47 111,438 42.69 18 37.50 +6
Sarawak Bisamah Party BISAMAH 4 716 0.27 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 12 5,088 1.96 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes 261,018
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 48 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters 375,282
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1969[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 May 1969 – 4 July 1970 Sarawak State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won %
Sarawak United People's Party SUPP 40 72,178 28.83 12 25.00
Sarawak Alliance 33 63,668 25.43 15 31.25
Parti Bumiputera Sarawak BUMIPUTERA 11 22.92
Sarawak Chinese Association SCA 4 8.33
Sarawak National Party SNAP 47 61,241 24.46 12 25.00
Parti Pesaka Sarawak PESAKA 35 34,281 13.69 8 16.67
Independents IND 66 18,987 7.58 1 2.08
Valid votes 250,355
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %)   100.00 48 100.00
Did not vote
Registered voters 332,373
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above)  
Sarawak's population  

Source:

State constituencies[edit]

Elected members of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly[edit]