Tiki Lafe

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Yang Berbahagia Datuk Dr.
Tiki Lafe
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Mas Gading, Sarawak
In office
1999–2013
Preceded by Patau Rubis
Succeeded by Anthony Nogeh Gumbek
Personal details
Born Tekhee @ Tiki anak Lafe
(1953-05-11) 11 May 1953 (age 64)
Crown Colony of Sarawak
Political party SPDPBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician

Datuk Dr. Tiki Lafe (born 11 May 1953) was the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Mas Gading constituency in Sarawak from 1999 to 2013, representing the Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) in the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.[1]

Tiki was a Deputy Minister for Rural and Regional Development in the Barisan Nasional government (appointed in 2004[2]), but was left out of the ministry after the 2008 election.[3] His loss of the ministry triggered unhappiness among the Bidayuh community in Sarawak that there were no longer any Bidayuh appointed to the ministry.[4] He was dropped as a Barisan Nasional candidate for the 2013 election. He recontested the seat as an independent, but was defeated by the Barisan Nasional candidate Anthony Nogeh Gumbek.[5][6]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Mas Gading, Sarawak[7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1999 Tiki Lafe (SPDP) 10,684 60% Patau Rubis(bomoh)(STAR) 6,664 25%
2004 Tiki Lafe (SPDP) 10,579 56% Patau Rubis (SNAP) 7,867 42%
2008 Tiki Lafe (SPDP) 8,551 58% Patau Rubis (SNAP) 4,250 29%
2013 Anthony Nogeh Gumbek (SPDP) 8,265 41% Tiki Lafe (IND) 6,109 30%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tekhee @Tiki anak Lafe, Y.B. Datuk Dr." (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 25 December 2009. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Tiki hopes to bring progress to the people". The Star. 29 March 2004. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Wong, Jack (22 March 2008). "Serian MP not crossing over, says SUPP". The Star. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Aznam, Suhaini (15 June 2008). "The party and tuak can wait". The Star. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Ting, Russell (19 April 2013). "GE13: Tiki frets over Mas Gading seat". The Star. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Damodaran, Sobana (29 April 2013). "Dr. Tiki should withdraw for the sake of Bidayuh's future, says Alfred Jabu". 7 News. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 5 April 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout. Table excludes candidates who finished in third place or lower.