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Datuk Joseph Salang Anak Gandum


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Dato' Joseph Salang Gandum (born 1 January 1950) is a Malaysian politician. He is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Julau constituency in Sarawak, representing the Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS). He is the Deputy Minister for Information Communication and Culture in the Barisan Nasional coalition government.

Salang was a bank officer before entering politics. He was elected to Parliament in the 1999 election. He was originally a member (and deputy president) of the Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS), but sat in Parliament without a party after the PBDS was deregistered in 2004. He eventually joined the PRS ahead of the 2008 election.

Salang has served in a number of government posts, including Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister for Energy, Water and Communications, and Deputy Minister for Information Communication and Culture. He turned down reappointment to the deputy ministry after the 2013 election.

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He is the member of PRS coalition with BN. The current MP of Julau, Sarawak. He wins Julau continuosly in four elections since 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2013 elections. In the last elections he wins 9,891 and 75% of votes at for Julau parliament seat.
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Datuk Joseph Salang Anak Gandum is the 2008 MP for Julau. He wins the seat with the total votes of 10351 and its about 78% of total votes. He is well experienced in politics.
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