Chua is president, Liow No 2
By FMT staff
UPDATED AT 9.44PM KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Chua Soi Lek has been elected as the new MCA president while Liow Tiong Lai is the new deputy.
Chua, the former deputy, garnered 901 votes while Ong Ka Ting received 833. Incumbent party president Ong Tee Keat managed to get 578 votes.
In the fight for the deputy president's post, Liow defeated Kong Cho Ha by receiving 1,171 votes compared with the latter's 1,106.
The four new vice-presidents are Dr Ng Yen Yen (1,528 votes), Donald Lim Siang Chai (1,469), Chor Chee Heung (1,202) and Gan Ping Sieu (1,202).
Immediately after the results were announced, both Chua and Liow - from opposing camps - said that they will work together for the party and thanked Tee Keat his services.
~Chua is president, Liow No 2