|Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2018
|Prime Minister||Mahathir Mohamad|
|Minister||Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman|
|Preceded by||Saravanan Murugan|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Bukit Mertajam
|Assumed office |
24 June 2013
|Preceded by||Chong Eng (DAP-PH)|
Sim Chee Keong
13 May 1982
Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
|Political party||Democratic Action Party (DAP)|
|Pakatan Harapan (PH)|
|Spouse(s)||Chan Jo Rin|
|Alma mater||Bukit Mertajam High School, Universiti Malaya|
Sim Chee Keong (Chinese: 沈志强; pinyin: Chénzhìqiáng; born 13 May 1982), known professionally as Steven Sim, is the current Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports in the Cabinet of Malaysia. He is a Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. He is the incumbent Member of Parliament for Bukit Mertajam constituency. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Penang Institute, a public policy think-tank based in Penang, Malaysia.
In January 2011, he was appointed as a Councillor of the Seberang Perai Municipal Council, one of the largest municipalities in Malaysia.
He writes regularly for Penang Monthly (formerly Penang Economic Monthly) as well as contributes opinion pieces to prominent Malaysian online news portals such as Malaysiakini and the Malaysian Insider. He is also the author of "The Audacity to Think: An Invitation to Rethink Politics".
Education and pre-political career
|2013||Sim Chee Keong (DAP)||55,877||80.29%||Gui Guat Lye (MCA)||12,814||18.41%||69,588||43,063||88.09%|
|2018||Sim Chee Keong (DAP)||63,784||85.40%||Gui Guat Lye (MCA)||10,907||14.60%||75,977||52,877||85.37%|
- "Age no longer a factor, says deputy to youngest minister". Free Malaysian Today. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
- "Launch of "The Audacity to Think" & "Better Penang" Mobile application". Penang Monthly. 13 June 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2012.
- "Smart way to express your views". The Star. 10 July 2012. Archived from the original on 13 April 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2012.
- "Penang Institute's Steven Sim awarded Young Global Leader by WEF". The Sun Daily. 8 March 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Arnold Loh (26 June 2018). "Three Penang MPs lying low until official Cabinet announcement". The Star. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen 2013" (in Malay).[permanent dead link] Results only available from the 2004 election.
- "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 5 May 2014. Results only available from the 2004 election.
- "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.Results only available for the 2013 election.
- "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
- "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
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