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Published: Saturday December 21, 2013 MYT 5:59:00 PM
Updated: Saturday December 21, 2013 MYT 9:44:55 PM

MCA polls: Liow wins presidency, Wee is deputy (Update)

Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (second from left) and Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong (right).

Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (second from left) and Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong (right).

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has been elected as the MCA president and Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong as deputy president.

The four vice-presidents are Datuk Lee Chee Leong, Datuk Dr Hou Kok Chung, Datuk Chua Tee Yong and Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun.

Liow won 1,186 votes to beat Gan Ping Sieu and Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat, who garnered 1,000 and 160 votes respectively.

Liow, 52, is a fourth-term Bentong MP and he was the deputy president prior to the polls.

Dr Wee, 45,  won 1,408 votes to defeat Datuk Donald Lim Siang Chai, who polled 927 votes.

Dr Wee, a third-term Ayer Hitam MP, was the MCA Youth chief.

For the vice-president posts, Lee won 1,642 votes, Dr Hou (1,475), Chua (1,343) and Chew (1,230).

Datuk Yik Phooi Hoong announced the results.

 

(From left) Dr Hou Kok Chung, Datuk Chua Tee Yong, Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun and Datuk Lee Chee Leong.

Results of the count

PRESIDENT

Liow Tiong Lai 1,186 votes

Gan Ping Sieu 1,000

Ong Tee Keat 160

DEPUTY PRESIDENT

Wee Ka Siong 1,408

Donald Lim Siang Chai 927

Spoilt: 11 votes

VICE-PRESIDENT (4 posts)

1. Lee Chee Leong 1,642

2. Hou Kok Chung 1,475

3. Chua Tee Yong 1,343

4. Chew Mei Fun 1,230

Wee Jeck Seng 1,199

Kong Cho Ha 775

Lee Wei Kiat 721

Chong Itt Chew 685

Leong Yong Kong 286

Spoilt: 7 votes

CENTRAL COMMITTEE (25 posts)

1. Dr Mah Hang Soon 2,023

2. Koh Nai Kwong 1,743

3. Toh Chin Yaw 1,711

4. Lua Choon Hann 1,601

5. Ong Ka Chuan 1,525

6. Teoh Sew Hock 1,455

7. Gan Tian Loo 1,330

8. Dr Chin Tung Leong 1,319

9. Dr Lee Hong Tee 1,283

10. Paul Kong Sing Chu 1,279

11. Chai Kim Sen 1,262

12. Boey Chin Gan 1,255

13. Ooi Siew Kim 1,250

14. Dr Lim Chin Fui 1,245

15. Tan Cher Puk 1,219

16. Ooi Eyan Hian 1,205

17. Hoh Khai Mun 1,204

18. Yoo Wei How 1,204

19. Ei Kim Hock 1,185

20. Tan Teik Cheng 1,175

21. Ng Chok Sin 1,172

22. Chuah Poh Khiang 1,152

23. Tan Chin Meng 1,139

24. Ti Lian Ker 1,138

25. Dr Por Choo Chor 1,123

Teh Kim Poo 1,118

Tee Hooi Ling 1,118

Lee Ban Seng 1,065

Lau Lee 1,047

Tan Chong Seng 1,043

Wong Koon Mun 1,041

Edward Khoo Keok Hai 1,023

Koh Chin Han 1,017

Chew Kok Woh 937

Loh Seng Kok 917

Teh Chai Aan 895

Goh Tee Tee 875

Wong Tat Chee 811

Yee Hee Loong 800

Low Kim Mang 762

Chew Yin Keen 760

Sim Eng Peng 754

Gan Joon Zin 736

Tan Lee Huat 729

Kow Cheong Wei 728

Tan Seong Lim 680

Tan Ken Ten 645

Wong Kooi Fong 510

Chiew Lian Keng 509

Daniel Ling Sia Chin 482

Tan Teck Poh 463

Ong Soon Boon 383

Leong Kok Wee 377

Chin Hong Vui 317

Chee Ah Ken 292

Koo Chin Nam 290

Yap Ching Leong 264

Gan Chee Biow 240

Spoilt: 73 votes

Tags / Keywords: Politics, MCA polls, Vice-President

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