Willie Mongin

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Willie Mongin
Ministerial roles
2020–Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018–2020Pakatan Harapan
2020Malaysian United Indigenous Party
2020–Perikatan Nasional
Personal details
Born
Willie Anak Mongin

Sarawak, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (2009–2020)
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (since 2020)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Rakyat (2009–2015)
Pakatan Harapan (2015–2020)
Perikatan Nasional (since 2020)
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionSoftware engineer
Technopreneur

Datuk Willie anak Mongin is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities II for the second term in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin since August 2021. He served his first term in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Khairuddin Razali from March 2020 to August 2021 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Puncak Borneo since May 2018. He is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component party of the PN coalition and was a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

Political career[edit]

1998 political movement[edit]

In the September 1998, Willie joined a political movement called the Social Justice Movement (Malay: Pergerakan Keadilan Sosial) (ADIL) as Volunteer and Reformist, he joined the movement because he was sympathised with Anwar Ibrahim. Willie only agreed to officially joined PKR in 2009 after being persuaded by few top party leaders.

2011 Sarawak state election[edit]

In the 2011 election, Willie under his party of People's Justice Party (PKR) faced Jerip Susil of the Barisan Nasional and lost in a large majority.[1]

2013 general election[edit]

In the 2013 election, Willie faced James Dawos Mamit at Mambong (now as Puncak Borneo) of PBB but losing again the parliamentary seat.

2016 Sarawak state election[edit]

In the 2016 election, Willie faced Jerip Susil again at Mambong state seat and lost in a large majority.

2018 general election[edit]

In the 2018 election, his party of PKR field him to contest the Puncak Borneo parliamentary seat again,[2] defeating the incumbent candidate Genot Sinel (giving PBB its first defeat in a parliament seat since 1974).

Parliamentary Incident[edit]

In 2018, during the debate on the motion to introduce the Sales and Services Tax (SST), Bung Moktar Radin was recounting the price of goods at markets and Willie uttered ‘Is it not casino, Kinabatangan?’ that was referring to recent photographs that went viral online, purportedly showing a person resembling Bung Moktar sitting at a table in a casino.

Bung Moktar then pointed his finger at Willie and accused Willie of being rude, demanding the statement be retracted and directed his anger at Willie and subsequently shouted "F*ck You".[3]

On 1 December 2020, Willie, a Deputy Minister for the PN government was seen showing the middle finger twice to the Opposition.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 Mambong Willie Mongin (PKR) 10,740 33.66% James Dawos Mamit (PBB) 20,461 64.13% 32,695 9,721 77.21%
Dripin Sakoi (STAR) 704 2.21%
2018 Puncak Borneo Willie Mongin (PKR) 18,865 54.65% Genot Sinel (PBB) 14,860 43.05% 35,142 4,005 76.10%
Buln Patrick Ribos (STAR) 795 2.30%
Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2011 Bengoh Willie Mongin (PKR) 4,447 30.72% Jerip Susil (SUPP) 8,093 55.91% 14,830 3,646 67.55%
Wejok Tomik (IND) 1,007 6.96%
Richard @ Peter Margaret (SNAP) 928 6.41%
2016 Mambong Willie Mongin (PKR) 2,645 22.74% Jerip Susil (PSB) 6,161 52.96% 11,904 3,333 68.15%
Sanjan Daik (DAP) 2,828 24.31%

Honour[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 26 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
  2. ^ "Don't call me Yang Berhormat, says Puncak Borneo winner – Metro News – The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my.
  3. ^ "F*** you, shouts Bung Moktar in Parliament [NSTTV] | New Straits Times". 7 August 2018.
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/Kelvinyii88/status/1333679399284031488?s=09
  5. ^ Ibrahim, Mohd Iskandar; Sulaiman, Noor Atiqah (1 February 2021). "Seramai 335 terima darjah kebesaran sempena Hari Wilayah". Berita Harian (in Malay). Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  6. ^ Hadir, Shawaliah (1 February 2021). "Tengku Zafrul antara 6 penerima Darjah Kebesaran Pangkat Pertama sempena Hari WP". MalaysiaGazette (in Malay). Retrieved 1 February 2021.