Elizabeth Wong (politician)

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Elizabeth Wong
Member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly
for Bukit Lanjan
Incumbent
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded by Yong Dai Ying
Selangor State Executive Councillor
Incumbent
Assumed office
13 March 2008
Constituency Bukit Lanjan
Personal details
Born (1972-03-09) 9 March 1972 (age 42)
Political party Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) - Pakatan Rakyat
Occupation State assemblywoman
Website Official website

Elizabeth Wong (黃潔冰) (born 9 March 1972) is the Bukit Lanjan assemblywoman and Selangor executive council member in charge of tourism, consumer affairs, and environment. She is a member of Parti Keadilan Rakyat.

Wong entered the electoral arena as a candidate under the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR, People's Justice Party) during the 12th general election and on March 8, 2008, Wong created an upset by defeating the incumbent and was elected as the new Selangor State Assemblyman for Bukit Lanjan with a majority of over 5000, the second largest majority won by PKR state assembly candidates in Selangor.[citation needed]

Wong is a human rights activist and was involved in activist environmental campaigns.

Election results[edit]

Selangor State Legislative Assembly: N37 Bukit Lanjan[1]
Year Opposition Votes Pct Government Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Elizabeth Wong (PKR) 12,125 62.44% Yong Dai Ying (Gerakan) 6,970 35.89% 19,420 5,155 76.01%
2013 Chong Tuck Chiew (Gerakan) Elizabeth Wong (PKR)

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