JOHOR BARU: MCA has to work hard as a team after the party election process is over, says MCA presidential hopeful Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic).
"The new leadership will decide the direction of the party,'' he told reporters after casting his vote at Johor Baru MCA division in Jalan Kebun Teh 2 here.
Dr Wee arrived at the building here at around 2.30pm.
He said whatever differences in opinions or views expressed by candidates were for the campaign only.
"After this, we need to put aside our differences and close ranks for the betterment of the party,'' said Dr Wee.
He said the election process was smooth and the party expressed its gratitude to all MCA divisions and volunteers nationwide for their commitments during the voting process.
Over in TAPAH, Perak MCA chairman Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon says the party election is akin to a "friendly match" and that there should not be any animosity between members once it is done.
He said the election was just a democratic process to choose the party leadership, and that candidates and members are still on the same team.
"After the election, I want everyone to come back and work as a team," he said after casting his ballot at Wisma Kelab Cina Batang Padang here on Sunday (nov4).
"There should not be any factions and we should all take this in good spirit," he added.
Dr Mah is vying for the party deputy president post against Johor MCA deputy chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong.
He also said that the voting process in all districts went on smoothly without incident.
There are 5,412 delegates who will casting their votes in Perak.