Sdr Chow Kon Yeow: “Thank you for putting your trust in me to lead the Penang DAP.
“Let us continue to show our courage, resilience and leadership in addressing the ‘three crises’, namely public health crisis, the crisis of state’s economy recovery and the political crisis due to the ‘Sheraton Move’.
“We are ready to face the next General Election.”
Chow retains Penang DAP chairman post
GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has retained the state DAP chairman post for the 2021-2024 term.
The Tanjong MP and Padang Kota assemblyman obtained 1,211 votes – securing the highest number of votes in the party polls today at the Setia SPICE Arena.
There were 1,552 valid ballots while 56 others were spoilt.
Returning officer Wong May Ing revealed that Penang Welfare and Environment Commitee chairman Phee Boon Poh, who is also the Sungai Puyu assemblyman, received the second highest number of votes totalling 1,041.
Meanwhile, DAP Veterans’ Club chairman Lay Hock Peng garnered 1,038 votes.
Forty-four candidates vied for the 15 spots in party’s state committee.
The Penang DAP executive committee line-up for the 2021-2024 term is as follows:
Chairman – Chow Kon Yeow
Deputy chairman – P. Ramasamy
Vice-chairman – Zairil Khir Johari
Vice-chairman – Jagdeep Singh Deo
Secretary – Lim Hui Ying
Assistant secretary – Lim Siew Khim
Treasurer – Wong Hon Wai
Assistant treasurer – Soon Lip Chee
Organising secretary – H’ng Mooi Lye
Assistant organising secretary – Lay Hock Peng
Assistant organising secretary – Yeoh Soon Hin
Publicity secretary – Sim Chee Keong
Assistant publicity secretary – Syerleena Abdul Rashid
Political education director – Teh Lai Heng
Committee members –
- Phee Boon Poh
- Phee Boon Chee
- R.S.N. Rayer
- Ramkarpal Singh
- Heng Lee Lee
- Chong Eng
After the results were announced, Chow expressed his gratitude to the party delegates for giving him the opportunity to spearhead the state DAP for another term.
“A special thanks to everyone for putting your trust in me to lead the Penang DAP.
“Let us continue to show our courage, resilience and leadership in addressing the ‘three crises’, namely the public health crisis, the crisis of state’s economy recovery and the political crisis due to the ‘Sheraton Move’.
“Our new committee is ready to face the next General Election,” he said.