Lee Chee Leong

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Yang Berhormat Senator Dato'
Lee Chee Leong
李志亮
Vice-President of Malaysian Chinese Association
Assumed office
21 December 2013
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kampar, Perak
In office
March 2008 – May 2013
Preceded by Hew See Tong (MCABN)
Succeeded by Ko Chung Sen (DAPPakatan Rakyat)
Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister
In office
10 April 2009 – 4 June 2010
Preceded by Abdul Rahim Bakri
Succeeded by Richard Riot Jaem
Member of the Perak State Assembly
Assembly Member
for Tanjong Tualang
In office
1990–1995
Preceded by Ngan Siong Hing
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Assembly Member
for Malim Nawar
In office
1995–2008
Preceded by Choo Kiang Seong
Succeeded by Keshvinder Singh
Personal details
Born Lee Chee Leong
(1957-10-22) 22 October 1957 (age 59)
Perak, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Citizenship Malaysian
Political party MCABarisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Karen Lee Sieng Shuen (李善纯)
Children 4
Alma mater University of the West of England
Occupation Politician
Religion Methodist

Dato' Lee Chee Leong (Chinese: 李志亮; pinyin: Li Zhì Liàng; born 22 October 1957)[1] is a Malaysian politician. He is one of the four Vice-Presidents of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) in the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition with the highest votes during the party election on 21 December 2013.[2] He is appointed as the chairman of the Kedah MCA state liaison committee.[3] He is also currently the chairman of MCA Kampar division. He served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from April 2008 to June 2010 and Deputy Home Minister and Member from June 2010 to May 2013. He was of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Kampar constituency in Perak, Malaysia from March 2008 to May 2013.

Lee was elected to the State Assembly of Perak in 1990,[4] holding the seat of Tanjung Tualang and was a member of the Perak Executive Council. Lee was successful for the federal seat of Kampar in the 2008 election and was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs under the cabinet of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in April 2009. He was then appointed as Deputy Home Minister in the minor cabinet reshuffle in June 2010.[5]

Early life[edit]

Lee was schooled in England and in 1981 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the West of England.[4] He is married to Karen Lee Sieng Shuen and has four daughters.[4]

Election results[edit]

State Assembly of Perak: Tanjong Tualang[6][7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1990 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 6,783 54% Wong Yoon Choong (DAP) 4,837 38%
State Assembly of Perak: Malim Nawar[6]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1995 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 11,444 70% Yew Swee Fong (DAP) 4,401 27%
1999 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 10,678 67% Sue Keong Siong (DAP) 4,699 30%
2004 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 10,493 72% Hong Chin Poe (DAP) 3,603 5%
Parliament of Malaysia: P70 Kampar, Perak[8]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 20,126 52% Keong Meng Sing (DAP) 17,429 45%
2013 Lee Chee Leong (MCA) 21,463 44% Ko Chung Sen (DAP) 26,863 55%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deputy Foreign Minister". Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2013/12/22/New-leaders-will-bring-a-breath-of-fresh-air-says-Lee/
  3. ^ http://www.nst.com.my/latest/lee-appointed-as-kedah-mca-chairman-1.459176
  4. ^ a b c Pek Yee, Foong (10 May 2009). "From Kampar to Putrajaya". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  5. ^ Kong, Lester (4 June 2010). "Chee Leong prefers to let his work do the talking". The Star. Star Publications. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2010.  Percentage figures are based on total turnout and include votes for candidates not listed.
  7. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum 13 Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri 2013". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010. .