Kuan Bi-ling

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Kuan Bi-ling
MLY
管碧玲
Voa chinese Kuan Bi-ling 17aug10 300.jpg
Member of the Legislative Yuan
Assumed office
1 February 2008
Succeeded by Lin Yi-shih (Kaohsiung 2)
Constituency Kaohsiung 2Kaohsiung 5
In office
1 February 2005 – 31 January 2008
Succeeded by Chung Shao-he
Constituency Kaohsiung 1
Director General, Kaohsiung City Bureau of Cultural Affairs
In office
2003–2004
Director General, Kaohsiung City Information Bureau
In office
2000–2002
Personal details
Born (1956-12-09) 9 December 1956 (age 60)
Fengyuan, Taichung County, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwan
Political party Democratic Progressive Party
Alma mater National Taipei University
National Taiwan University
Occupation Politician
Profession Political scientist

Kuan Bi-ling (Chinese: 管碧玲; pinyin: Guǎn Bìlíng) is a Taiwanese politician. She is a member of the Democratic Progressive Party, currently serving as a member of the Legislative Yuan.

Kuan has been a national legislator since 2005, having won three consecutive elections, including the highly competitive 2008 legislative election after the introduction of the single-member district system which halved the total seats from 225 to 113.

Early life and education[edit]

Kuan Bi-ling was born to a Hakka Taiwanese father and a Hoklo Taiwanese mother. She received her Ph.D. with honors in political science from National Taiwan University.

Early careers[edit]

  • Director General, Kaohsiung City Bureau of Cultural Affairs
  • Director General, Kaohsiung City Department of Information
  • 8th and 10th DPP Central Party Headquarters Central Executive Committee
  • Deputy Director, President Chen Shui-Bian Knowledge Taiwan Election Campaign Group
  • Spokesperson, Women's Headquarters, Mayor Chen Shui-bian Re-Election Campaign
  • Spokesperson, Alliance for Supervision of Constitutional Reform
  • Secretary General, Taiwan Association of University Professor
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University

Political career[edit]

Kuan won the 2008 Republic of China legislative election held on 12 January 2008 representing Constituency 2 of Kaohsiung City.

No. Candidate Party Votes Ratio Elected
1 Luo Shih Syong (羅世雄) Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang 63,410 48.85%
2 Li Jing Yu (李凈瑜) Home Party 424 0.33%
3 Ceng Wun Sheng (曾文聖) Red heart tw.svg Taiwan Constitution Association 186 0.14%
4 Lin Cheng Syong (林稱雄) Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent 184 0.14%
5 Kuan Bi-ling Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party 65,604 50.54% Vote1.svg

Personal life[edit]

Kuan is married to Hsu Yang-ming.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chiu, Yen-ling; Yen, Ruo-jin (3 January 2012). "2012 ELECTIONS: Spouses help nominees' campaigns". Taipei Times. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

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