Khoo Poay Tiong
Khoo Poay Tiong
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Kota Melaka
|Assumed office |
9 May 2018
|Preceded by||Sim Tong Him (DAP/Ind)|
|Member of the Malacca State Legislative Assembly|
for Ayer Keroh
8 March 2008 – 9 May 2018
|Preceded by||Seah Kwi Tong (MCA-BN)|
|Succeeded by||Kerk Chee Yee (DAP-PH)|
|State Leader of the Opposition |
1 July 2013 – 9 May 2018
|Governor||Mohd Khalil Yaakob|
|Chief Minister||Idris Haron|
|Preceded by||Goh Leong San (DAP-PR)|
|Succeeded by||Idris Haron (UMNO-BN)|
|Assistant National Organising Secretary |
of the Democratic Action Party
|Assumed office |
12 November 2017
|National Organising Secretary||Anthony Loke Siew Fook |
Steven Sim Chee Keong
|Secretary-General||Lim Guan Eng |
Anthony Loke Siew Fook
|National Chairman||Tan Kok Wai |
Lim Guan Eng
|Preceded by||Vincent Wu Him Ven|
|Born||13 December 1970|
|Political party||Democratic Action Party (Malaysia) (Democratic Action Party)|
|Pakatan Harapan (PH)|
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
|Spouse(s)||Lee Wei Cheng|
|Alma mater||B.A. (Honours) Economics, University of Malaya|
Khoo Poay Tiong (Chinese: 邱培栋; pinyin: Qiū Péidòng; born 13 December 1970) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kota Melaka since May 2018. He served as State Leader of the Opposition of Melaka from July 2013 to May 2018 and Member of the Melaka State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Ayer Keroh from March 2008 to May 2018. He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of Pakatan Harapan (PH) opposition coalition.  He has served as the Assistant National Organising Secretary of DAP since November 2017. 
Previously, Khoo was a former state assemblyman for Ayer Keroh state seat for two terms (2008 to 2013 and 2013 to 2018) and also a former State Opposition Leader for Malacca State Legislative Assembly for one term.
Khoo is the eldest son of Khoo Nian Koon, a tailor in Malacca town. He is married to Lee Wei Cheng (李慧贞) with three daughters.
Khoo Poay Tiong graduated with Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Economics from University of Malaya.
Prior to his political life, Khoo was a senior manager at Maybank before quitting his job to pursue full time in a life as a politician in year 2008. He was first elected as a State Assemblyman for Ayer Keroh, by successfully crushing a long held stronghold of Barisan Nasional of Ayer Keroh state seat by beating Chiew Hong Lan in the 12th General Election.
In year 2013, during the 13th General Election, Khoo retained his state assembly seat and was elected as the State Opposition Leader for the state of Malacca.
During the 14th General Election in year 2018, he contested for the Parliamentary seat of Kota Melaka and was elected as a Member of Parliament.
|2008||N16 Ayer Keroh P137 Bukit Katil.||Khoo Poay Tiong (DAP)||11,309||58.25%||Chiew Hong Lan (MCA)||8,104||41.75%||19,953||3,205||81.43%|
|2013||Khoo Poay Tiong (DAP)||18,934||63.27%||Yong Fun Juan (MCA)||10,991||36.73%||30,402||7,943||88.83%|
|2018||P138 Kota Melaka, Malacca.||Khoo Poay Tiong (DAP)||76,518||72.69%||Choo Wei Sern (MCA)||27,343||25.97%||107,085||49,175||84.42%|
|Goh Leong San (IND)||1,415||1.34%|
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