Helen Chang

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Helen Chang
Chang Hwa-kuan
2014臺灣嘉義縣縣長張花冠於水上鄉廟口 Chang Hua-kuan, Magistrate of Chiayi County, TAIWAN (cropped).jpg
Magistrate of Chiayi County
In office
20 December 2009 – 25 December 2018
Preceded byChen Ming-Wen
Succeeded byWeng Chang-liang
Personal details
Born (1954-07-07) 7 July 1954 (age 65)
Xikou, Chiayi County, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Alma materNational Chung Hsing University
National Chung Cheng University

Helen Chang or Chang Hua-kuan (Chinese: 張花冠; pinyin: Zhāng Huāguān; born 7 July 1954) is a Taiwanese politician. She has served as the Magistrate of Chiayi County since 20 December 2009.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Chang obtained her bachelor's degree in business administration from National Chung Hsing University and her master's degree in strategic and international affairs from National Chung Cheng University.

Political careers[edit]

2008 legislative election[edit]

Chang participated in the 2008 legislative election representing Chiayi County 2 constituency.

No. Candidate Party Votes Ratio Elected
1 Helen Chang Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party 65,192 57.06% Vote1.svg
2 Huang Mao (黃茂) Red heart tw.svg Taiwan Constitution Association 940 0.82%
3 Tu Wun Sheng (涂文生) Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang 48,131 42.12%

2009 Chiayi County magistrate election[edit]

Chang was elected Magistrate of Chiayi County on 5 December 2009 under the Democratic Progressive Party and assumed office on 20 December 2009. She was reelected for a second term on 29 November 2014.[3]

2014 Chiayi County Magistrate Election Result
No. Candidate Party Votes Percentage Elected
1 Huang Hong-cheng (黃宏成) Independent 8,639 2.82%
2 Helen Chang Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg DPP 193,399 63.09% Vote1.svg
3 Won Chung-chun (翁重鈞) Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg KMT 104,488 34.09%


  1. ^ "Chiayi County commissioner, professors indicted".
  2. ^ "Welcome to Chiayi County Government-Brief introduction-17th Magistrate of Chiayi County". Archived from the original on 2014-03-28.
  3. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TC/n706000000000000.html