Will CEC re-election see Guan Eng reign in DAP until 2020?

Lee Way Loon

Modified 9 Oct 2017, 11:36 pm

DAP's impending central executive committee (CEC) re-elections as ordered by the Registrar of Societies (ROS) may see Lim Guan Eng prolong his time as head of the party.

The Nov 12 re-election may extend his tenure as secretary-general, a post he has held since 2004, all the way until 2020.

Under the party constitution, as amended under his predecessor Kerk Kim Hock, an individual can only hold the office of the secretary-general for three terms, of three years each.

The length of a single term may also be extended if the party elections are postponed – for a maximum of 18 months – when nearing a general election...

Share this story


By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here


Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.


Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.