BATU PAHAT: Liew Chin Tong has been re-elected as Johor DAP chairman at the party polls here.
Liew received the third highest votes with 561 votes while former energy, science, technology, environment and climate change minister Yeo Bee Yin, who is also Bakri MP, polled highest with 631 votes.
Meanwhile, former deputy education minister and Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching, who received the second highest votes (577), retained her position as the state DAP deputy chairman.
On the other hand, Liew's rivals - former Johor DAP chairman Dr Boo Cheng Hau and Skudai assemblyman Tan Hong Pin - received 495 and 485 respectively.
Dr Boo made it into the list as a committee member while Tan, who was a former DAP state secretary, failed to make it.
The committee also made two new appointments. They are Boon Sin Wei, a former local councillor, as executive secretary and Pang Hock Liong as legal bureau chief.
Here is the new Johor DAP executive committee line-up for 2021-2023:
Chairman: Liew Chin Tong
Deputy chairman: Teo Nie Ching (Kulai MP)
Vice-chairmen: Sheikh Umar Bagharib Ali (Paloh assemblyman) and S. Ramakrishnan (Bekok assemblyman)
Secretary: Andrew Chen Kah Eng (Stulang assemblyman)
Assistant secretary: George Poh Eng Guan
Treasurer: Gan Peck Cheng (Penggaram assemblyman)
Organising secretary: Wong Shu Qi (Kluang MP)
Assistant organising secretary: Ho Bao Kheong
Publicity secretary: Liow Cai Tung (Johor Jaya assemblyman)
Asst publicity secretary: Marina Ibrahim
Political education director: Alan Tee Boon Tsong (Senai assemblyman)
Executive secretary: Boon Sin Wei
Legal bureau chief: Pang Hock Liong
Yeo Bee Yin (Bakri MP)
Ng Yak Howe (Bentayan assemblyman)
Yeo Tung Siong (Pekan Nanas assemblyman)
Tan Chen Choon (Jementah assemblyman)
Lim Eng Guan
Dr Boo Cheng Hau
Pang Hong Liong (Labis MP)