Parti Demokratik Progresif

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Progressive Democratic Party
Parti Demokratik Progresif
民主进步党
Abbreviation PDP
President Tiong King Sing
Secretary-General Anthony Nogeh
Deputy President Nelson Balang Rining
Youth Leader Robert Ayu
Women Leader Chiew Yen Chew
Founder Peter Nyarok Entrie
Founded 2002 (2002)[1]
Headquarters Lot 158, 159 & 160, Seksyen 20, KTLD 9F/9G/9H, Jalan Badruddin, 93400 Kuching, Sarawak
National affiliation Barisan Nasional (2002–present)
Colours Yellow, blue
Dewan Negara:
0 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
3 / 222
Sarawak State Legislative Assembly:
4 / 82
Election symbol
Barisan Nasional Logo.svg
Website
www.barisannasional.org.my/component-party/parti-demokratik-progresif
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The Progressive Democratic Party, or PDP (Malay: Parti Demokratik Progresif, formerly known as Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party) is a Sarawak based political party in Malaysia founded in 2002. The party is one of the component party of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.[1]

The party was founded in the wake of the de-registration of the Sarawak National Party in November 2002 by a faction aligned to the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, led by William Mawan Ikom.[citation needed]

The party has rebrand that using a new name - Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) and a new logo, planned to expand to West Malaysia states e.g. Selangor, Negri Sembilan and the Klang Valley and now already established 6 divisions in Johor.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

At the 2011 Sarawak state election, the SPDP won six out of the eight seats it contested.[3]

In the 2013 General Election, all 4 of their candidates won their respective seats, including William Mawan himself, where he won in P205 Saratok, against Ali Biju of PKR.[citation needed]

Elected representatives[edit]

Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)[edit]

Members of Parliament of the 13th Malaysian Parliament[edit]

Dewan Undangan Negeri (State Legislative Assembly)[edit]

Malaysian State Assembly Representatives[edit]

As of 10 May 2016, SPDP currently have 3 state legislative assembly representatives.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parti Demokratik Progresif - Barisan Nasional". www.barisannasional.org.my. 
  2. ^ "PDP plans to expand to Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Klang Valley". The Borneo Post. 13 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Exceptionally Tough Fight For SPDP, Says Mawan". bernama. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 

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