Later, he became a Johor state government executive councillor. The first debate continued with another public debate, labelled as Debate 2. He continued to serve Penggaram for 18 years through four consecutive state elections. Chua set up his medical practice in after serving as a medical officer at the Batu Pahat Hospital. With the resignation of two-thirds of the central committee, fresh elections were to be held as per the party constitution. He returned to active politics in the second half of and won the Batu Pahat Division chairman post uncontested. He was trained in psychology and practised psychiatry before entering politics. In the three-cornered fight, Chua emerged victorious while incumbent Tee Keat finished in third place. He sold the clinic in to pursue a full-time career in politics with MCA. Chua, 62, who is married with three children, was the deputy president of the MCA, the second largest party in the Barisan Nasional coalition government. The Malaysian Chinese Association MCA decided overnight to expel Chua Soi Lek, who was forced to quit as health minister last year after being caught on tape having sex with an unidentified woman in a hotel room. In the general election , he contested for the Labis parliamentary seat under the Barisan Nasional coalition and claimed victory. The two DVDs were distributed anonymously in Muar and other towns in Johor show Dr Chua having sex with a young woman, described by him as a "personal friend. Otherwise, we will soon fade into oblivion," he said in a statement posted on his blog.