Sarawak election: Statistics from Election Commission

Population of Sarawak: 2.261 million

Number of seats: 71

Registered voters: 979,796 (2006: 892,537)
861,423 (normal)
18,363 (postal)

Highest number of voters : N10. Pending (29,488)
Lowest number of voters : N70. Ba’kelalan (6,958)
Polling centre with lowest number of voters: Rumah Tk Pa’Berang
(Ba’kelalan): 20

Number of polling centres : 1,749 (2006: 1,716)
– schools : 1,071 (2006: 1,062)
– longhouses : 402 (2006: 396)
– community halls : 126 (2006: 125)
– halls : 59
– others : 91 (2006: 125)

Polling streams : 2,606 (2006: 2,450)

Candidates: PARTY Number of candidates
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BN 71 (2006:71)
PKR 49 (2006: 25)
SNAP 26 (2006: 29)
DAP 15 (2006: 12)
PCM 6
PAS 5 (2006:1)
BEBAS 41 (2006:20)
Total: 213 (2006: 158)

CONTEST CATEGORIES: Straight fight – 27 (2006: 54)
Three-corner – 23 (2006: 12)
Four-corner – 17 (2006: 1)
Five-corner – 2 (2006: 1)
Six-corner – 2

Election staff: 24,379

Transportation:

a. helicopters : 27 (2006: 20)
b. light aircraft : 2 (2006: 2)
c. cars & four-wheel drives : 4,499 (2006: 2,257)
d. boats : 853 (2006: 1,055)

– Bernama

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