Larry Sng

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Larry Sng

MP
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Julau, Sarawak
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byJoseph Salang Gandum
Personal details
Born
Larry Sng Wei Shien

1979 (age 39–40)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyParti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (2001–04)
Parti Rakyat Sarawak (2004–12)
Sarawak Workers Party (2012–16)
Independent (2016–18)
People's Justice Party (2018–)
Spouse(s)May Ting
RelationsTan Sri Ting Pek Khiing (Father-in-law)
ParentsDatuk Sng Chee Hua (Father)

Larry Sng[a] Wei Shien is a Malaysian politician. He is a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR) in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.[1] He was the former Assistant Minister in the State Government of Sarawak under the Abdul Taib Mahmud administration.[2] He is married to the daughter of business magnate, Ting Pek Khiing.[3]

In the 2018 general election, Sng was elected to the Parliament of Malaysia for the Julau constituency as an independent candidate.[4] He won 10,105 of the 18,279 votes cast[4] to defeat the four-term incumbent Joseph Salang Gandum.[5] He joined the PKR shortly after the election.[6]

Election results[edit]

Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2001 Pelagus Larry Sng (PBDS) 7,418 76.77% Ling Kok Hong (IND) 1,155 11.95% 9,786 6,263 73.00%
Jeffery Nuing Ebom (IND) 1,011 10.46%
Chua Bee Hun (IND) 40 0.41%
Lee Hun Tak (IND) 39 0.40%
2006 Larry Sng (PRS) 5,965 64.61% Jeffery Nuing Ebom (IND) 2,726 29.53% 9,401 3,239 67.64%
Simon Sibat (SNAP) 541 5.86%
Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 Lubok Antu, Sarawak Larry Sng (SWP) 4,187 27.92% William Nyallau Badak (PRS) 8,278 55.21% 15,166 4,091 78.57%
Nicholas Bawin Anggat (PKR) 2,530 16.87%
2018 Julau, Sarawak Larry Sng (IND) 10,105 55.28% Joseph Salang Gandum (PRS) 8,174 44.72% 18,569 1,931 73.16%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also romanized as Soon.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile at the official portal of Parliament of Malaysia". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Seven Sarawak assistant ministers sworn in - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Asst minister weds tycoon's daughter - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Federal Government Gazette: Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes – Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Sarawak" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. p. 21. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Sng creates an upset, beats Joseph Salang in Julau". New Straits Times. 9 May 2018. Archived from the original on 9 May 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  6. ^ Lim, Ida (22 December 2018). "Report: Larry Sng claims was wooed by Dr M, Azmin, and Rafizi to join Pakatan". Malay Mail. Archived from the original on 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.