|Yang Berhormat Datuk
Linda Tsen Thau Lin
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Batu Sapi, Sabah
|Preceded by||Edmund Chong Ket Wah (PBS—BN)|
Sandakan, Crown Colony of North Borneo
|Spouse(s)||Edmund Chong Ket Wah (d. 2010)|
Datuk Linda Tsen Thau Lin (Chinese: 曾道玲; pinyin: Zēng Dào Líng) is a Malaysian politician. She is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Batu Sapi constituency in Sandakan, Sabah, representing the United Sabah Party (PBS) in the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.
Tsen, born in Sandakan in 1956, attended her early education at Chi Hwa Primary School and Tiong Hwa Secondary School in Sandakan. She later further her study at St. Brandon School, United Kingdom; Trinity College of Music, London and Fellowship London College of Music. She is a musician and piano teacher, and has held the position of president of the Kota Kinabalu Music Society.
Tsen was elected to federal Parliament in a by-election on 4 November 2010. The seat of Batu Sapi had been vacated by the death of Tsen's husband, Edmund Chong Ket Wah. She defeated candidates of the Sabah Progressive Party and the People's Justice Party. She had previously served as the Wanita section head of United Sabah Party (PBS) for Elopura division.
|2010||Linda Tsen (PBS)||9,773||64%||Ansari Abdullah (PKR)||3,414||22%||Yong Teck Lee (SAPP)||2,031||13%|
|2013||Linda Tsen (PBS)||13,085||57%||Hamzah Abdullah (PAS)||9,287||41%||Saiful Bahari Rashada Ahmad (STAR)||410||2%|
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