Pang Hok Liong

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Pang Hok Liong
彭学良
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Labis, Johor
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byChua Tee Yong (MCA-BN)
Majority3,408 (2018)
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly
for Bekok, Johor
In office
21 October 1990 – 24 April 1995
Preceded byTay Boon Chong (MCA-BN)
Succeeded byTan Kok Hong (MCA-BN)
Majority290 (1990)
Personal details
Born (1957-07-22) 22 July 1957 (age 64)
Labis, Segamat District, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (1988-)
Alma materLondon University
Lincoln's Inn
OccupationLawyer
Pang Hok Liong on Facebook
Pang Hok Liong on Parliament of Malaysia

Pang Hok Liong (simplified Chinese: 彭学良; traditional Chinese: 彭學良; pinyin: Péng Xuéliáng; born 22 July 1957)[1] is a Malaysian politician. He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.[2] He is the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the Labis constituency since 2018. He was the Johor State Legislative Assemblyman (MLA) for Bekok for one term from 1990 to 1995 previously.

Background[edit]

Pang born on 22 July 1957 at Labis, Segamat, Johor. He obtained his Masters of Law (LLM) from University College London and Barrister-At-Law of Lincoln's Inn, London.[3] He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Courts of Malaya[4] and practicing lawyer since 19 August 1986 currently practicing in C C Aiyathurai & Co., Segamat.[5]

Politics[edit]

Pang previously contested for the Segamat seat in 2004 and 2008 general elections but had lost both the contests to Subramaniam Sathasivam from Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) of Barisan Nasional (BN). He did not participate in the 2013 general elections.

In the 2018 general election, Pang was finally elected to the MP for the Labis constituency, winning 16,977 of the 32,578 votes cast.[6] He created history for winning the traditional Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)-BN stronghold for the first time by defeating the Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry then, Chua Tee Yong.[7]

Election results[edit]

Johor State Legislative Assembly[8][9]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1990 N8 Bekok,
P118 Labis
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 7,638 49.27% Lim Si Cheng (MCA) 7,348 47.40% 15,502 290 70.43%
1995 N8 Bekok,
P128 Labis
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 6,422 36.15% Tan Kok Hong (MCA) 10,850 61.08% 17,763 4,428 71.46%
1999 N16 Maharani,
P132 Bakri
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 9,413 42.03% Lau Yew Wee (MCA) 12,225 54.59% 22,394 2,812 72.30%
2004 N2 Jementah,
P140 Segamat
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 6,449 35.84% Lee Hong Tee (MCA) 11,174 62.10% 17,993 4,725 70.00%
2008 Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 8,098 43.93% Lee Hong Tee (MCA) 9,912 53.77% 18,434 1,814 73.00%
Parliament of Malaysia[9][10][11]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 P140 Segamat,
Johor
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 10,144 35.01% S. Subramaniam (MIC) 17,953 61.96% 28,974 7,809 70.70%
2008 Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 12,930 43.54% S. Subramaniam (MIC) 15,921 53.61% 29,699 2,991 72.96%
2018 P142 Labis,
Johor
Pang Hok Liong (DAP) 16,709 52.17% Chua Tee Yong (MCA) 13,301 41.53% 32,030 3,408 80.76%
Abd Hamid Abdullah (PAS) 2,020 6.31%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "P142 Labis". Democratic Action Party. Archived from the original on 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Profile at the official portal of Parliament of Malaysia". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  3. ^ "P142 Labis: Pang Hok Liong". calon.ubah.my. Democratic Action Party. 17 September 2005. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Pang Hok Liong". PRU Di Sinar (in Malay). Sinar Harian. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Pang Hok Liong". LookP Services. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Federal Government Gazette: Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes – Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Johore" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2019.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Tan Hui Yee (10 May 2018). "Leaders of BN's ethnic minority parties lose parliamentary seats". The Straits Times. Archived from the original on 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  9. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  10. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Labis
9 May 2018–present
Incumbent