William Leong

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William Leong

梁自坚
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Selayang, Selangor
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded byChan Kong Choy (MCABN)
Majority3,567 (2008)
17,846 (2013)
Personal details
Born
William Leong Jee Keen

(1957-01-27) 27 January 1957 (age 61)
Ipoh, Perak, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (PKR)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Children3
ResidenceKlang Valley
OccupationLawyer, Politician
Signature
Websitewilliamleongjeekeen.blogspot.com
William Leong on Parliament of Malaysia

William Leong Jee Keen (simplified Chinese: 梁自坚; traditional Chinese: 梁自堅; pinyin: Liángzìjiān; born 27 January 1957) is a Malaysian politician and the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Selayang constituency in Selangor. He is a member of the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) in the Pakatan Harapan (PH).

Leong was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election, winning the seat of Selayang from the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.[1]

Leong is also a lawyer,[2] and has three children.[3]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P97 Selayang, Selangor[1][4][5][6][7]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 William Leong Jee Keen (PKR) 30,701 51.67% Lee Li Yew (MCA) 27,134 45.67% 60,920 3,567 76.57%
Koh Swe Yong (PRM) 1,332 2.24%
2013 William Leong Jee Keen (PKR) 52,287 57.40% Donald Lim Siang Chai (MCA) 34,441 37.81% 92,528 17,846 87.38%
Mohd Hazizi Abdul Rahman (BERJASA) 4,152 4.56%
2018 William Leong Jee Keen (PKR) 60,158 61.38% Kang Meng Fuat (MCA) 19,501 19.90% 99,450 40,657 85.60%
Hashim Abd Karim (PAS) 18,343 18.72%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Capable individuals will be picked for the job". The Star. 11 March 2008. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  3. ^ "The hard road to success". The Star. 3 March 2008. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  5. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  6. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  7. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.