Lee Boon Chye

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Lee Boon Chye

李文材
Lee Boon Chye (cropped).JPG
Deputy Minister of Health
Assumed office
2 July 2018
MonarchMuhammad V
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
MinisterDzulkefly Ahmad
Preceded byHilmi Yahaya
ConstituencyGopeng
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Gopeng, Perak
Assumed office
7 March 2008
Preceded byTing Chew Peh (MCABN)
Majority7,768 (2008)
15,309 (2013)
29,778 (2018)
Personal details
Born
Lee Boon Chye

(1959-09-26) 26 September 1959 (age 59)
Segamat, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPKR
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan
Spouse(s)Lo Lee Hong
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionCardiologist

Dr. Lee Boon Chye (Chinese: 李文材; pinyin: Lǐwéncái; born 26 September 1959) is a Malaysian politician and currently serving as the Deputy Minister of Health of Malaysia. He is the incumbent Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Gopeng constituency in Perak.[1] He is also a vice-president of the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), a component party in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government coalition.[2]

Lee was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election,[3] defeating Ling Hee Leong, son of former Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) president, Ling Liong Sik to wrest the Gopeng seat away from the governing Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.[4] Lee was a cardiologist.[5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P71 Gopeng, Perak[3][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 Lee Boon Chye (PKR) 15,530 33.88% Ting Chew Peh (MCA) 30,312 66.12% 47,566 14,782 69.47%
2008 Lee Boon Chye (PKR) 29,696 57.08% Ling Hee Leong (MCA) 22,328 42.92% 53,303 7,368 71.70%
2013 Lee Boon Chye (PKR) 47,558 59.59% Tan Chin Meng (MCA) 32,249 40.41% 81,442 15,309 83.88%
2018 Lee Boon Chye (PKR) 48,923 61.75% Heng Seai Kie (MCA) 19,145 24.16% 80,532 29,778 81.21%
Ismail Ariffin (PAS) 11,165 14.09%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee Boon Chye, Y.B. Dr" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  2. ^ Tan, Joceline (25 October 2009). "Lobby for hot seat warms up". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Many BN First Timers Lose in Election". Bernama. 9 March 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  5. ^ "States banking on fresh faces". The Star (Malaysia). 22 February 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  7. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  8. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  9. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 30 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  11. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  12. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.