Kidurong

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Kidurong
Sarawak constituency
Defunct state constituency
Legislature Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
Constituency created 1987
Constituency abolished 2016
First contested 1991
Last contested 2011

Kidurong was a state constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that was represented in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly from 1991 to 2016.

The state constituency was created in the 1987 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 2016 after it was redistributed.

2006–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bintulu Town, Sibiew Similajau, Bukit Orang, Tanjung Batu, Tanjung Kidurong, Suai, Li Hua, Melor, Mawar, RPR Kidurong.

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Legislative Assembly for Kidurong
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
13th 1991-1996 Michael Sim Kiam Hui BN
14th 1996-1997 Wong Sing Ai DAP
1997-2001 Michael Sim Kiam Hui BN
15th 2001-2006 Chiew Chiu Sing DAP
16th 2006-2011
17th 2011-2016
Constituency abolished, renamed to Tanjong Batu

Election results[edit]

Sarawak state election, 2011: Kidurong
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 12,493 69.19
BN Henry Ling Kuong Meng 5,563 30.81
Total valid votes 18,056 100.00
Total rejected ballots 144
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 18,322 67.30
Registered electors 27,225
Majority 6,930
DAP hold Swing {{{3}}}
Source(s)
"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes Sarawak [P.U. (B) 245/2011]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
Sarawak state election, 2006: Kidurong
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 8,517 55.41
BN Paul Yong Khing Kee 6,853 44.59
Total valid votes 15,370 100.00
Total rejected ballots 86
Unreturned ballots 39
Turnout 15,495 65.30
Registered electors 23,726
Majority 1,664
DAP hold Swing {{{3}}}
Sarawak state election, 2001: Kidurong
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 7,551 50.48
BN Michael Sim Kiam Hui 7,408 49.52
Total valid votes 14,959 100.00
Total rejected ballots 113
Unreturned ballots 36
Turnout 15,108 68.42
Registered electors 22,082
Majority 143
DAP gain from BN Swing ?

Sarawak state by-election, 25–26 October 1997: Kidurong
Upon election declared null and void
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Michael Sim Kiam Hui 5,723 51.23
DAP Wong Sing Ai 5,339 47.79
Independent Asbor Abdullah 81 0.73
Independent Ding Ringkai 29 0.26
Total valid votes 11,172 100.00
Total rejected ballots 99
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,271 67.46
Registered electors 16,707
Majority 384
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1996: Kidurong
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Sing Ai 5,128 50.11
BN Michael Sim Kiam Hui 5,106 49.89
Total valid votes 10,234 100.00
Total rejected ballots 99
Unreturned ballots 24
Turnout 10,357 63.96
Registered electors 16,194
Majority 22
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Sarawak state election, 1991: Kidurong
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Michael Sim Kiam Hui 5,710 44.47
PBDS Ting Ling Kiew 4,360 33.96
DAP Chiew Chiu Sing 2,676 20.84
NEGARA Menjang Mawar 94 0.73
Total valid votes 12,840 100.00
Total rejected ballots 107
Unreturned ballots 14
Turnout 12,961 70.58
Registered electors 18,363
Majority 1,350
This was a new constituency created.

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