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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
BA'KELALAN, Sat. - The Ba'Kelalan state constituency in Sarawak is unique in many ways when it comes to electing their representative.
First, the voters, who are mainly from the Lun Bawang, Kelabit and Iban communities, have not voted in the past two State elections.
The constituency, with 7,696 voters, was won uncontested in the 1996 and 2001 State elections by the illustrious son of the Lun Bawang hill tribe - Barisan Nasional's Datuk Dr Judson Sakai Tagal.
In 1991, when Ba'Kelalan was in the Lawas parliamentary constituency, the BN fielded Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hassan, who defeated Baru Bian of Parti …