|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Bentong, Pahang
|Assumed office |
10 May 2018
|Preceded by||Liow Tiong Lai (MCA-BN)|
14 March 1959
Seri Telemong, Bentong, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||DAP—Pakatan Harapan|
Wong Tack (Chinese: 黄德; pinyin: Huángdé) is a Malaysian politician. He represents the Bentong federal constituency in Parliament. He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.
Wong Tack is the chairperson of Himpunan Hijau, or Green Assembly a Malaysian environmentalist movement protesting against the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), a rare earth processing plant operating in Gebeng, Kuantan, Pahang which he founded in 2011.
He came close to defeating the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) president Liow Tiong Lai in the 2013 general election, losing by a total 379 votes. During the 2018 general election he successfully defeated Liow for the Bentong parliamentary seat with a 2,032 majority.
|2013||P89 Bentong||Wong Tack (DAP)||25,568||49.63%||Liow Tiong Lai (MCA)||25,947||50.37%||51,515||379||84.52%|
|2018||P89 Bentong||Wong Tack (DAP)||25,716||46.67%||Liow Tiong Lai (MCA)||23,684||42.98%||55,106||2,032||83.40%|
|Balasubramaniam Nachiapan (PAS)||5,706||10.35%|
- "Liow loses Bentong to Wong Tack". thestar.com.my. 10 May 2018.
- "Wong Tack may not get second shot in GE14 amid rioting trial". Malaysiakini. 25 February 2018.
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