Loke Siew Fook

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Anthony Loke Siew Fook

陆兆福
Minister of Transport
Assumed office
21 May 2018
MonarchMuhammad V
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputyKamarudin Jaffar
Preceded byLiow Tiong Lai
ConstituencySeremban
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Assumed office
6 May 2013
Preceded byJohn Fernandez
Majority30,694 (2018)
12,553 (2013)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Rasah, Negeri Sembilan
In office
8 March 2008 – 5 May 2013
Preceded byGoh Siow Huat
Succeeded byTeo Kok Seong
Majority13,151 (2008)
Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly
for Chennah
Assumed office
6 May 2013
Preceded bySiow Chen Pin
Majority1,155 (2018)
1,098 (2013)
Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly
for Lobak
In office
21 March 2004 – 5 May 2013
Preceded byKhoo Seng Hock
Succeeded bySiow Kim Leong
Majority6,928 (2008)
1,842 (2004)
Personal details
Born
Loke Siew Fook

(1977-04-28) 28 April 1977 (age 41)
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
NationalityMalaysian
Political party Democratic Action Party (DAP)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan
Spouse(s)Ng Chi Ling
Alma materNational University of Malaysia
University Malaya
OccupationPolitician
Websitelokesiewfook.blogspot.com

Loke Siew Fook (simplified Chinese: 陆兆福; traditional Chinese: 陸兆福; pinyin: Lù Zhàofú; Cantonese Yale: Luhk Siuh-fūk; born 28 April 1977; better known as Anthony Loke) is a Malaysian politician and serves in the Cabinet of Malaysia as Minister of Transport from 21 May 2018. He is the Member of Parliament of Malaysia for Seremban, and a senior official in the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. He is also the Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly for Chennah, and had been acted as the leader of the opposition Pakatan Rakyat coalition in that chamber before Pakatan Harapan won the state government in 2018.

Loke was born in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, and educated in St. Paul's Institution and SMK Seri Ampangan. He graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2000 with a degree in development science.[1]

Political career[edit]

In 2004 he was elected to the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly for the seat of Lobak, and retained his seat in the 2008 election, when he also won election to the federal parliament for the constituency of Rasah. In the 2013 election he switched seats at both state and federal levels, contesting and winning Chennah in the legislative assembly and Seremban in the federal parliament.

He apologised to Pakatan Harapan Chairman, Mahathir Mohamad after over 40 billboards featured the leader have to be covered after directed by Election Commission of Malaysia.[2]

He defended both Parliament and state seats in 2018 election by defeating Deputy Education Minister II, Chong Sin Woon with a majority of 30,694 votes.[3][4]

Minister of Transport[edit]

In the first Cabinet following Pakatan Harapan's victory in 2018 election, he was announced as the new Minister of Transport by Prime Minister. He was among the first of 14 Cabinet ministers. He was sworn in on 21 May at Istana Negara.[5]

Election results[edit]

Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly[6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N11 Lobak Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 5,991 59% Khoo Seng Hock (MCA) 4,149 41% 10,140 1,842 71%
2008 Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 9,244 80% Siow Koi Loon (MCA) 2,316 20% 11,560 6,928 77%
2013 N1 Chennah Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 5,128 55% Siow Foo Wen (MCA) 4,030 43% 9,372 1,098 84%
2018 Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 5,031 51% Seet Tee Gee (MCA) 3,876 39% 9,882 1,155 82%
Jamalus Mansor (PAS) 975 10%
Parliament of Malaysia[6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 P130 Rasah, N. Sembilan Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 34,271 48% Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA) 21,120 29% 72,115 13,151 79%
2013 P128 Seremban, N. Sembilan Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 45,628 52% Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA) 33,075 38% 87,617 12,553 86%
Abd Halim Abdullah (Berjasa) 6,866 8%
John Fernandez (IND) 221 ≥1%
Bujang Abu (IND) 83 ≥1%
2018 Loke Siew Fook (DAP) 55,503 60% Chong Sin Woon (MCA) 24,809 27% 110,168 30,694 85%
Shariffuddin Ahmad (PAS) 11,506 13%

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Loke infographic". Bernama. 21 May 2018. Archived from the original on 21 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  2. ^ "Kami minta maaf Tun M". Astro Awani. 2018-05-02. Archived from the original on 2018-05-12. Retrieved 2018-05-12.
  3. ^ Raja Rahim, Raja Noraina (10 May 2018). "PKR wins big in Negri Sembilan". New Straits Times. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  4. ^ "DAP's Anthony Loke wins Seremban parliamentary seat". The Star (Malaysia). 10 May 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-05-13. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  5. ^ "PM Mahathir Mohamad announces Malaysia Cabinet". Channel NewsAsia. 2018-05-18. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  6. ^ a b "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. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  8. ^ a b "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  9. ^ a b "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. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  11. ^ a b "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  12. ^ a b "Federal Government Gazette, Results of Contested Election Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Negeri Sembilan" (PDF). Election Commission. Retrieved 13 Jun 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.