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 www.elizabethwong.org/site/

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 8 March 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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