Ding Kuong Hiing

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Yang Berhormat
Ding Kuong Hiing
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sarikei, Sarawak
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Personal details
Political party SUPPBarisan Nasional
Occupation Member of Parliament; engineer

Ding Kuong Hiing is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Sarikei constituency in Sarawak, representing the Sarawak United Peoples' Party (SUPP) in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition.[1]

Ding was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election. After defeating his opponent from the Democratic Action Party by 51 votes, he survived a legal challenge to the election in the Election Court,[2] and an appeal to the Federal Court.[3] Before his election, Ding was a staffer to the Chief Minister of Sarawak.[4]

Ding is an engineer by profession and is married with two children.[5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Sarikei, Sarawak[6]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Ding Kuong Hiing (SUPP) 10,588 47.6% Wong Hua Seh (DAP) 10,537 47.4%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ding Kuong Hiing, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ding To Dedicate Himself To Serving Constituents". Berita Wilayah Sarawak (Bernama). 21 July 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Wong, Jack (23 January 2009). "Court throws out appeal, Ding remains Sarikei MP (updated)". The Star (Malaysia) (Star Publications (Malaysia)). Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Subeng Stephen, Edward (2 March 2008). "Bintangor Oranges May Not Be Sweet Yet For BN First-timer". Berita Wilayah Sarawak (Bernama). Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Let’s be caring". The Star (Malaysia) (Star Publications (Malaysia)). 21 April 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 April 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for other candidates not listed).