Ong Kian Ming

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Yang Berhormat Dr.
Ong Kian Ming
MP
王建民
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Serdang, Selangor
Assumed office
6 May 2013
Preceded by Teo Nie Ching
Majority 42,206
Personal details
Born (1975-09-12) 12 September 1975 (age 41)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Political party DAPPakatan Rakyat
Spouse(s) Yeoh Ee Leng
Residence Malaysia
Occupation Politician
Website http://www.ongkianming.com

Dr. Ong Kian Ming (Chinese: 王建民; pinyin: Wáng Jiàn Mín; born 12 September 1975), is a Malaysian Chinese politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP). He is currently the Member of Parliament for Serdang. He is also an academician, political analyst before he turned Election Strategist for the DAP.[1][2][3]

Ong was formerly a prominent political analyst in the Malaysian political scene. His articles were widely published in popular news portals such as Malaysiakini, Malaysian Insider, The Edge.[4] Prior to that he was a lecturer in Faculty of Economics and Policy Science, UCSI University, also a regional consultant for the Blue Ocean Strategy regional center. His experience includes being a policy analyst for Socio Economics Development and Research Institute (SEDAR) and Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP). In addition, he was also associate consultant for the Boston Consulting Group Kuala Lumpur.

Personal life[edit]

Ong has an elder brother and a younger sister. He grew up in Petaling Jaya. His father was an architect. He married Yeoh Ee Leng in 2004. The couple do not have any children.

Education[edit]

Ong, a Fulbright scholar, is a PhD holder in political science from Duke University, USA. He also has a Masters in Economics from Cambridge University and a degree in Economics from London School of Economics. Prior to that he was an ASEAN scholar who completed his "O" and "A" levels in Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College in Singapore respectively.

Malaysia Electoral Roll Analysis Project[edit]

Ong pioneered the Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (MERAP) and is the director for the project. He has published many of his findings on various news portal as well as discussed it with the Election Commission of Malaysia.[5][6]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Opposition Votes Pct Government Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 P102 Serdang, Selangor Ong Kian Ming (DAP) 79,238 67.98% Yap Pian Hon (MCA) 37,032 31.77% 118,314 42,206 88.87%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why I joined the DAP – Ong Kian Ming". Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Political analyst Ong Kian Ming joins DAP". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ong Kian Ming Profile". Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Political analyst Ong Kian Ming joins DAP". Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kian Ming's big role in cleaning up BN's mess". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Malaysia Electoral Roll Analysis Project". Retrieved 28 September 2012. 

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