Teo Nie Ching
Teo Nie Ching
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
8 March 2008
|Preceded by||Yap Pian Hon|
|Assistant National Publicity Secretary of Democratic Action Party|
|Preceded by||Fong Po Kuan|
|Assistant Organising Secretary of Selangor Democratic Action Party|
27 January 1981 |
Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
|Political party||DAP - Pakatan Rakyat|
|Spouse(s)||Gan Saw Chien|
|Occupation||Member of Parliament|
|Website||Teo Nie Ching's blog|
Teo Nie Ching (Chinese: 张念群; born 1981) is a politician, currently the Member of Parliament for Kulai. She is also holding the position as the Assistant National Publicity Secretary of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a democratic socialist opposition party in Malaysia.
Teo comes from a political family. Her father was the secretary of DAP Labis Parliamentary Constituency Campaign Committee, while her sister and brother-in-law are the current Chief and Deputy Chair of the Dapsy Johor State Council.
Teo completed her secondary school education in Chinese High School, Batu Pahat, Johor. She pursued her tertiary education under a twinning programme and obtained her law degree from the University of the West of England, in 2002. After graduating from the university, she spent one year to work as a librarian in UK and travel around Europe. In 2004, she received her Certificate in Legal Practice from the University of Malaya.
In the 2008 general election, Teo ran for the Parliamentary seat of Serdang on a DAP ticket. She won against the candidate from Barisan Nasional, Datuk Hoh Hee Lee with a majority of 21,025 votes. She obtained 47,444 votes comparing to her opposing candidate who only bagged 26,419 votes.
In the 2013 general election, Teo contests in BN's stronghold Kulai for the Parliamentary seat and won against the candidate from Barisan Nasional, Tay Chin Hein. She obtained 43,338 with a majority of 13,450.
|Year||Constituency||Pakatan Rakyat||Votes||Pct||Barisan Nasional||Votes||Pct||Independent||Votes||Pct||Ballots cast||Majority||Turnout|
|2008||P102 Serdang, Selangor||Teo Nie Ching (DAP)||47,444||62.23%||Hoh Hee Lee (MCA)||26,419||34.65%||76,236||21,025||80.4%|
|2013||P163 Kulai, Johor||Teo Nie Ching (DAP)||43,338||57.78%||Tay Chin Hein (MCA)||29,888||39.85%||K. Surendiran||238||0.32%||75,010||13,450||89.3%|
Notes and references
- "认识张念群". 2008-02-17. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- "Off The Edge - Boldly Going: Is young DAP set for uncharted territory?". 2010-01-10. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- ""沙登小辣椒"首度亮相‧張念群為捍衛民主參選". Sinchew (Sinchew Online). 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- "General Election 2008 Results". TheStar (TheStar Online). 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- "PRU13 Keputusan Terkini". Retrieved 7 May 2013.
- "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 3 January 2010. Results only available from the 2004 election.
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