Wong Kah Woh

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Wong Kah Woh

黄家和
Chairman of the
Public Accounts Committee
Assumed office
27 August 2020
Nominated byMuhyiddin Yassin
Appointed byAzhar Azizan Harun
Preceded byNoraini Ahmad
ConstituencyIpoh Timor
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Ipoh Timor
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded bySu Keong Siong (DAP-PH)
Majority42,797 (2018)
Member of the Perak State Legislative Assembly
for Canning
In office
8 March 2008 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byVincent Hooi Wy Hon (Gerakan-BN)
Succeeded byJenny Choy Tsi Jen (DAP-PH)
Majority5,666 (2008)
14,444 (2013)
Personal details
Born
Wong Kah Woh

(1980-06-19) 19 June 1980 (age 40)
Bidor, Batang Padang District, Perak, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (Malaysia) (DAP)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
Spouse(s)Choo Sze Lin[1]
Children3
Alma materInternational Islamic University Malaysia
OccupationPolitician
Websitewongkahwoh-canning.blogspot.com

Wong Kah Woh (simplified Chinese: 黄家和; traditional Chinese: 黃家和; pinyin: Huáng Jiāhé) is a Malaysian politician. He has served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) since August 2020 and its Deputy Chairman from August 2018 to his promotion to the chairmanship two years later in August 2020. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipoh Timor since May 2018.[2] He was Member of the Perak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Canning from March 2008 to May 2018 for two terms. He is also Youth Chief of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.[3]

Election results[edit]

Perak State Legislative Assembly: N25 Canning, P64 Ipoh Timor[4][5][6][7][8]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Wong Kah Woh (DAP) 13,923 60.92% Vincent Hooi Wy Hon (Gerakan) 8,257 36.13% 22,854 5,666 71.44%
2013 Wong Kah Woh (DAP) 21,068 75.02% Ceylyn Tay Wei Lung (Gerakan) 6,624 23.59% 28,082 14,444 79.80%
Parliament of Malaysia: P64 Ipoh Timor, Perak[5][9][10]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 Wong Kah Woh (DAP) 56,519 80.46% Kathleen Wong Mei Yin (MCA) 13,722 19.54% 71,726 42,797 78.40%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juggling politics and family - Metro News - The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my.
  2. ^ "Bernama reports that PH's Wong Kah Woh has won the Ipoh Timur seat in Perak". Free Malaysia Today. 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Wong Kah Woh is DAP's new youth chief". Malaysiakini. 22 November 2015.
  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. ^ a b "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. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  8. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  9. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  10. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.