Wong Tack

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Wong Tack

Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Bentong, Pahang
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byLiow Tiong Lai (MCA-BN)
Majority2,032 (2018)
Personal details
Born (1959-03-14) 14 March 1959 (age 61)
Seri Telemong, Bentong, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (Malaysia) (DAP)
Other political
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
OccupationPolitician / Environmentalist

Wong Tack (simplified Chinese: 黄德; traditional Chinese: 黃德; pinyin: Huáng Dé) is a Malaysian politician. He represents the Bentong federal constituency in Parliament.[1] He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

He had stay in Sabah for a few years.[2] 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.[3]

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 defeated Liow for the Bentong parliamentary seat with a 2,032 majority.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P089 Bentong, Pahang
Year Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 Wong Tack (DAP) 25,568 49.63% Liow Tiong Lai (MCA) 25,947 50.37% 51,515 379 84.52%
2018 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%


  1. ^ "Liow loses Bentong to Wong Tack". thestar.com.my. 10 May 2018.
  2. ^ http://eastcoast.chinapress.com.my/20200216/客家公会补天穿团拜黄德秀客家话/
  3. ^ "Wong Tack may not get second shot in GE14 amid rioting trial". Malaysiakini. 25 February 2018.