Chang Chau-hsiung

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Chang Chau-hsiung (simplified Chinese: 张昭雄; traditional Chinese: 張昭雄; pinyin: Zhāng Zhàoxióng) (born February 3, 1942) is the vice-chairman of People First Party of the Republic of China since 2000.

Early life[edit]

Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Empire of Japan, Chang was a physician who graduated from National Taiwan University with an MD in 1967.

Early career[edit]

He worked in the university hospital as a part-time attending physician from 1976 to 1977. He then worked in the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital from 1976 to 1999, and since 1997 as its president. Chang is the author of sixteen and coauthor of 167 scientific citation index papers.

Political career[edit]

Chang ran as an independent vice-presidential candidate (on the ticket of James Soong) in the 2000 elections.

2000 Republic of China Presidential Election Result
Political affiliation Candidate Votes
President Vice President Total votes Percentage
Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu 4,977,737 39.3%
Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent James Soong Chang Chau-hsiung 4,664,932 36.8%
Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang Lien Chan Vincent Siew 2,925,513 23.1%
Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent Hsu Hsin-liang Josephine Chu 79,429 0.63%
LogoCNP.svg New Party Li Ao Elmer Fung 16,782 0.13%
Total 12,786,671 82.69% voter turnout
Valid votes 12,664,393
Invalid votes 122,278

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Lee Fang-hui (Chinese: 李芳惠; pinyin: Li Fanghui) with two sons.

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