Teo Nie Ching

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Yang Berhormat Puan
Teo Nie Ching
MP
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Deputy Minister of Education
Assumed office
2 July 2018
Monarch Muhammad V
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
Minister Maszlee Malik
Preceded by Mary Yap Kain Ching as Deputy Minister of Higher Education
P. Kamalanathan as Deputy Minister of Education I
Chong Sin Woon as Deputy Minister of Education II
Constituency Kulai
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kulai
Assumed office
6 May 2013
Preceded by Ong Ka Ting (MCA-BN)
Majority 32,748
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Serdang
In office
8 March 2008 – 5 May 2013
Preceded by Yap Pian Hon (MCA-BN)
Succeeded by Ong Kian Ming (DAP-PH)
Majority 21,025
Assistant National Publicity Secretary of Democratic Action Party
In office
2008–2011
Preceded by Fong Po Kuan
Assistant Organising Secretary of Selangor Democratic Action Party
In office
2008–2011
Personal details
Born Teo Nie Ching
(1981-01-27)27 January 1981
(37 years, 241 days)
Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Political party DAPPakatan Harapan
Spouse(s) Gan Saw Chien
Children 2 Sons & 1 Daughter
Alma mater University of the West of England
Occupation Politician, Lawyer
Website teonieching.wordpress.com

Teo Nie Ching (simplified Chinese: 张念群; traditional Chinese: 張念群; pinyin: Zhāng Niàn Qún; born 27 January 1981) is Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. She currently is the Member of Parliament for Kulai, Johor. She is also holding the position as the International Secretary of the DAP, a democratic socialist party in Malaysia. After Pakatan Harapan has won the Malaysia's general election in 2018, she sworn as a Deputy Minister of Education since July 2018.[1]

Teo comes from a political family. Her father was the secretary of DAP Labis Parliamentary Constituency Campaign Committee, while her sister and brother-in-law are the current Chief and Deputy Chair of the Dapsy Johor State Council.[2]

Teo completed her secondary school education in Chinese High School, Batu Pahat, Johor. She pursued her tertiary education under a twinning programme and obtained her law degree from the University of the West of England, in 2002. After graduating from the university, she spent one year to work as a librarian in UK and travel around Europe. In 2004, she received her Certificate in Legal Practice from the University of Malaya.[3]

In the 2017 Democratic Action Party re-elections, Teo received 1080 votes and was appointed International Secretary.[4]

In the 2008 general election, Teo ran for the Parliamentary seat of Serdang on a DAP ticket.[5] She won against the candidate from Barisan Nasional, Datuk Hoh Hee Lee, with a majority of 21,025 votes. She obtained 47,444 votes comparing to her opposing candidate who only collected 26,419 votes.[6]

In the 2013 general election, Teo switched to the state of Johor, in the Barisan Nasional stronghold Kulai, and defeated their candidate Tay Chin Hein by 13,450 out of 43,338 votes.[7]

In the 2018 general election, Teo reelected for the Parliamentary seat of Kulai in the state of Johor. She defeated her 2 opponents, Tang Nai Soon (MCA) and Juwahir Amin (PAS) by 32,748 (64.68%, up 6.9%) out of 55,312 votes majority.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 P102 Serdang, Selangor Teo Nie Ching (DAP) 47,444 62.23% Hoh Hee Lee (MCA) 26,419 34.65% 76,236 21,025 80.40%
2013 P163 Kulai, Johor Teo Nie Ching (DAP) 43,338 57.78% Tay Chin Hein (MCA) 29,888 39.85% 75,010 13,450 89.30%
K. Surendiran (IND) 238 0.32%
2018 Teo Nie Ching (DAP) 55,312 64.68% Tang Nai Soon (MCA) 22,564 26.38% 85,519 32,748 86.30%
Juwahir Amin (PAS) 6,667 7.80%

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Remaining Cabinet members sworn in". FMT Reporters. Free Malaysia Today. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018. 
  2. ^ "认识张念群". 17 February 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Off The Edge – Boldly Going: Is young DAP set for uncharted territory?". 10 January 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  4. ^ https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/401697
  5. ^ ""沙登小辣椒"首度亮相‧張念群為捍衛民主參選". Sinchew (in Chinese). Sinchew Online. 18 February 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "General Election 2008 Results". TheStar. TheStar Online. 9 March 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "PRU13 Keputusan Terkini". Archived from the original on 23 April 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 3 January 2010.  Results only available from the 2004 election.
  9. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 19 June 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  10. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017.  Results only available from the 2004 election.
  11. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  12. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 30 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  14. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  15. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.

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