Chan Foong Hin

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Chan Foong Hin

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

(1978-12-25) 25 December 1978 (age 40)
Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia[1]
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (2008–)
Other political
Pakatan Harapan
ProfessionChemical engineer
Chan Foong Hin on Parliament of Malaysia

Chan Foong Hin (Chinese: 陈泓缣; pinyin: Chénhóngjiān) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Kota Kinabalu[2] and also the former state assemblyman for Sri Tanjung.[3]


2018 general election[edit]

In the 2018 election, his party of Democratic Action Party (DAP) field him to defend the Kota Kinabalu parliamentary seat, facing candidate Joseph Lee Han Kyun from the United Sabah Party (PBS) and subsequently won with a large majority.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Tawau, Sabah[5]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Chua Soon Bui (SAPP) 13,943 52% Chan Foong Hin (DAP) 9,076 34% [6]
Parliament of Malaysia: P172 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah[7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2018 Chan Foong Hin (DAP) 31,632 56.3%2 Joseph Lee Han Kyun (PBS) 7,546 13.4%2
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 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. 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. ^ A candidate from the People's Justice Party received 3,278 votes (12%).
  7. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

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