Wong Kah Woh

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Wong Kah Woh
黄家和
Chairman of the
Public Accounts Committee
In office
27 August 2020 – 10 October 2022
Nominated byMuhyiddin Yassin
Appointed byAzhar Azizan Harun
DeputyAzizah Mohd Dun
Preceded byNoraini Ahmad
Succeeded byTBA
ConstituencyIpoh Timor
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Ipoh Timor
In office
9 May 2018 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byThomas Su Keong Siong
(PHDAP)
Succeeded byLee Chuan How (PH-DAP)
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
(BNGERAKAN)
Succeeded byJenny Choy Tsi Jen
(PHDAP)
Majority5,666 (2008)
14,444 (2013)
Political Education Director
of the Democratic Action Party
Assumed office
20 March 2022
AssistantWong Shu Qi
Secretary-GeneralAnthony Loke Siew Fook
Preceded byLiew Chin Tong
Youth Chief of the
Democratic Action Party
In office
22 November 2015 – 2 December 2018
DeputyWong King Wei
Secretary-GeneralLim Guan Eng
Preceded byTeo Kok Seong
Succeeded byLee Chuan How
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Taiping
Assumed office
19 November 2022
Preceded byTeh Kok Lim (PH-DAP)
Majority25,529 (2022)
Personal details
Born
Wong Kah Woh

(1980-06-19) 19 June 1980 (age 42)
Bidor, Batang Padang District, Perak, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (DAP)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
SpouseChoo 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; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: N̂g Ka-hô; born 19 June 1980) 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 also served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipoh Timor from May 2018 to November 2022.[2] He served as Member of the Perak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Canning from March 2008 to May 2018. He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) opposition coalition. He has served as the Political Education Director of DAP since March 2022 and the Youth Chief of DAP from November 2015 to December 2018. [3]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[4][5][6]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P064 Ipoh Timor, Perak Wong Kah Woh (DAP) 56,519 80.46% Kathleen Wong Mei Yin (MCA) 13,722 19.54% 71,726 42,797 78.40%
2022 P060 Taiping, Perak Wong Kah Woh (DAP) 47,098 55.56% See Tean Seng (GERAKAN) 21,569 25.44% 84,769 25,529 69.73%
Neow Choo Seong (MCA) 14,599 17.22%
Leow Thye Yih (IND) 1,154 1.36%
Mohganan Manikam (IND) 236 0.28%
A. Rama Moorthy @ Steven Ram (IND) 113 0.13%
Perak State Legislative Assembly[7][4][8][9][10]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Canning 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%

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. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  5. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  7. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  8. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 26 October 2014.