Chor Chee Heung
|Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dato Seri
Chor Chee Heung
|Malaysian Minister of Housing and Local Government|
4 June 2010 – 5 May 2013
|Preceded by||Kong Cho Ha|
|Succeeded by||Abdul Rahman Dahlan (Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government)|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament for Alor Setar, Kedah|
21 October 1990 – 5 May 2013
|Preceded by||Oo Gin Sun|
|Succeeded by||Gooi Hsiao-Leung|
15 March 1955 |
Alor Setar, Kedah, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||MCA–Barisan Nasional|
|Alma mater||City University London
Master's degree (Business Law)
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Chor Chee Heung (Chinese: 曹智雄; pinyin: Cáo Zhì Xióng; Cantonese Yale: Chòuh Ji-hùhng; born 15 March 1955) is a Malaysian politician and was the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Alor Setar constituency in Kedah, Malaysia from 21 October 1990 to 5 May 2012. He is a member of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition and was the Minister for Housing and Local Government.
Chor was elected to the Alor Setar constituency in 1990. He retained the seat in the 2008 election by 184 votes, before being defeated in the 2013 election. In June 2010, he was promoted to Minister for Housing and Local Government. He had previously been a Deputy Minister, and had served in various Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Minister positions since 1995.
Chor was a MCA Vice President.
Chor was born in Alor Setar. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer.
|1990||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||22,714||54%||Tengku Mohammad Farris (S46)||17,579||42%|
|1995||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||28,943||69%||Tunku Sofia Md Jewa (S46)||11,278||27%|
|1999||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||27,847||64%||George John (DAP)||13,258||30%|
|2004||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||28,379||66%||Siti Nor Abdul Hamid (PKR)||13,864||32%|
|2008||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||20,741||48.0%||Gooi Hsiao-Leung (PKR)||20,557||47.6%|
|2013||Chor Chee Heung (MCA)||25,401||47.3%||Gooi Hsiao-Leung (PKR)||27,364||52.7%|
- "Chor Chee Heung, Y.B. Dato' Wira" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
- "YB Dato' Chor Chee Heung". MyKedah.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
- "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
- Tan, Joceline (2 June 2010). "Winds of change in Cabinet". The Star. Star Publications. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
- "Chor Finally Makes It As Full Minister". Bernama. 1 June 2010.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.