Tan Lian Hoe

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Yang Berbahagia Dato'
Tan Lian Hoe
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Gerik, Perak
In office
8 March 2008 – 5 May 2013
Preceded by Wan Hashim Wan Teh (UMNOBN)
Succeeded by Hasbullah Osman (UMNOBN)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Bukit Gantang, Perak
In office
21 March 2004 – 8 March 2008
Preceded by Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan (UMNOBN)
Succeeded by Roslan Shaharum (PASPR)
Personal details
Born (1958-11-14) 14 November 1958 (age 58)
Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political party GerakanBN
Residence Sungai Siput
Religion Buddhism

Dato' Tan Lian Hoe (simplified Chinese: 陈莲花; traditional Chinese: 陳蓮花; pinyin: Chén Lián Huā; born 14 November 1958) is a Malaysian politician. She was a member of the Parliament of Malaysia from 2004 to 2013. She was a member of the Malaysian People's Movement Party (Gerakan) party in the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.

Tan was elected to the Gerik seat in the 2008 election, having served from 2004 as the member of Parliament for Bukit Gantang earlier.[1] In October 2008, Tan was rebuked by the then Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi[2] for having criticised the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the leading party in the Barisan Nasional government, for what she saw as race-based politics.[3]

In the 2013 election, she contested the seat of Taiping,[4] but was defeated by Nga Kor Ming of the Democratic Action Party (DAP).[5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[6]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 P059 Bukit Gantang, Perak Tan Lian Hoe (Gerakan) 16,846 61% Lo' Lo' Mohamad Ghazali (PAS) 10,144 37%
2008 P054 Gerik, Perak Tan Lian Hoe (Gerakan) 12,526 61% Mohd Noor Abdul Rahman (PAS) 6,953 34%
2013 P060 Taiping, Perak[5] Tan Lian Hoe (Gerakan) 25,530 12% Nga Kor Ming (DAP) 37,275 58%


  1. ^ "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Tan Lian Hoe Must Clarify Her Statement, Says PM". Bernama. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Lian Hoe: Don't Act Like Heroes". mysinchew.com. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 
  4. ^ "Gerakan to focus on four seats in 13th general elections — party chief". Borneo Post. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "2013 Malaysia General Election NEGERI PERAK P60 Taiping". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 5 May 2013.  Results only available for the 2013 election.
  6. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 June 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.