Chan Foong Hin

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Chan Foong Hin
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Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byWong Sze Phin
Personal details
Chan Foong Hin

(1978-12-25) 25 December 1978 (age 43)
Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia[1]
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (DAP) (2008–)
Other political
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
ProfessionChemical engineer
Chan Foong Hin on Parliament of Malaysia

Chan Foong Hin (simplified Chinese: 陈泓缣; traditional Chinese: 陳泓縑; pinyin: Chén Hóngjiān) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Kota Kinabalu[2] and also the former Sabah State Legislative Assemblyman for Sri Tanjung.[3]


2018 general election[edit]

In the 2018 election, Democratic Action Party (DAP) fielded Chan to defend the Kota Kinabalu parliamentary seat, facing Joseph Lee Han Kyun from the United Sabah Party (PBS), who was a former DAP candidate. Chan subsequently won with a large majority.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[5][6]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 P190 Tawau, Sabah Chua Soon Bui (SAPP) 13,943 52.0% Chan Foong Hin (DAP) 9,076 34.0%
2018 P172 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Chan Foong Hin (DAP) 31,632 56.3%1 Joseph Lee Han Kyun (PBS) 7,546 13.4%1
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
1 Different % used for 2018 election.


  1. ^ "陈泓缣因一顿宵夜入党 为政治牺牲头发" (in Chinese). See Hua Online. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Profail Ahli Parlimen" (in Malay). State Federation Development Office. Archived from the original on 23 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  3. ^ Stephanie Lee (21 April 2013). "GE13: DAP's Chan Foong Hin to contest Sri Tanjong state seat, after all". The Star. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  4. ^ Nandini Balakrishnan (10 May 2018). "Historic Win: The Complete Result Of GE14's Parliamentary Seats Across Malaysia". Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
  6. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

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