Ronnie Liu out of Selangor DAP leadership

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The Selangor DAP party election today sees its incumbent state secretary Ronnie Liu failing to make the cut to be part of its committee.

Liu garnered only 477 votes, placing him in the 17th rank.

Meanwhile, incumbent chairperson Gobind Singh Deo ranked fifth with a total of 615 votes, ensuring him a seat in the state leadership.

The state DAP election is a two-tiered process where delegates only vote for the top 15 candidates that they want to see in the leadership.

These candidates will now vote among themselves on who will occupy various positions within the committee, including the chairperson.

Meanwhile, Sekinchan assemblyperson and Selangor state assembly speaker Ng Suee Lim garnered the highest number of votes – 786.

The list of top 15 candidates in the polls and the number of votes they garnered is as follows:

  1. Ng Suee Lim (786)
  2. Ng Sze Han (699)
  3. Tiew Way Keng (667)
  4. Ganabatirau Veraman (633)
  5. Gobind Singh Deo (615)
  6. Ean Yong Hian Wah (610)
  7. Eric Teh Hoong Keat (591)
  8. Ong Kian Ming (574)
  9. Wong Siew Ki (562)
  10. Edry Faizal Eddy Yusof (561)
  11. Jamaliah Jamaluddin (543)
  12. Tony Leong Tuck Chee (540)
  13. Lau Weng San (521)
  14. Lee Fu Haw (514)
  15. V Papparaidu (504)

A total of 1,116 delegates turned out at the Selangor DAP 2021 Ordinary State Convention in Shah Alam today, corresponding to a 72.4 percent turnout rate. – Malaysiakini