Tan Ah Eng

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Tan Ah Eng
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Gelang Patah, Johor
In office
2004–2013
Preceded by Teu Si @ Hang See Ten (MCABN)
Succeeded by Lim Kit Siang (DAPPR)
Personal details
Born (1955-08-22)22 August 1955
Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Died 10 August 2013(2013-08-10) (aged 57)
Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
Political party Malaysian Chinese AssociationBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician

Tan Ah Eng (simplified Chinese: 曾亚英; traditional Chinese: 曾亞英; pinyin: Zēng Yà Yīng) (22 August 1955–10 August 2013) was a Malaysian politician. She was the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Gelang Patah constituency in the state of Johor from 2004 to 2013. She was member of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA).[1]

Tan was elected to federal Parliament in the 2004 election, succeeding fellow MCA member Teu Si @ Hang See Ten in the seat of Gelang Patah.[2][3] She had earlier been a Senator.[4] Suffering brain cancer, she did not recontest her seat in the 2013 election, and died in August of that year, at the age of 58.[5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P162 Gelang Patah, Johor[2]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Tan Ah Eng (MCA) 41,001 78% Song Sing Kwee (PKR) 9,335 18%
2008 Tan Ah Eng (MCA) 33,630 55% Zaliha Mustafa (PKR) 24,779 41%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tan Ah Eng, Y.B. Puan". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  3. ^ "Unexpected huge win". New Straits Times. 22 March 2004. 
  4. ^ "Universities must upgrade". New Straits Times. 17 December 1997. 
  5. ^ "Former Gelang Patah MP Tan Ah Eng dies at 58". ABN News. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2014.