Lin Junq-tzer

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Lin Junq-tzer
Lin Junq-tzer.jpg
Vice Chairperson of the Kuomintang
Assumed office
18 May 2016
Chairperson Hung Hsiu-chu
Governor of Taiwan Province
In office
26 February 2010 – 20 May 2016
Preceded by Chang Jin-fu
Succeeded by Shih Jun-ji
Minister without Portfolio
In office
24 February 2010 – 20 May 2016
Mayor of Hsinchu City
In office
20 December 2001 – 20 December 2009
Preceded by James Tsai
Succeeded by Hsu Ming-tsai
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 1996 – 20 December 2001
Constituency Hsinchu
Personal details
Born (1944-02-05) 5 February 1944 (age 72)
Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Empire of Japan
Nationality  Republic of China
Political party Kuomintang
Alma mater Soochow University
National University

Lin Junq-tzer (Chinese: 林政則; pinyin: Lín Zhèngzé) (born 1944) is a Taiwanese politician. He had been serving as the Governor of Taiwan Province from 26 February 2010 to 20 May 2016.[1]

Early life[edit]

A Hakka born in Hsinchu, Lin obtained his bachelor's degree in business administration from Soochow University in 1967 and master's degree in educational administration from the National University in the United States in 1989.

Early career[edit]

After finishing his bachelor's degree from Soochow University, Lin taught as a teacher at Zhudong Junior High School in Hsinchu County in 1968-1969.

Early political career[edit]

On 23 December 1972, Lin joined the legislative election and won a member seat at Hsinchu County Council. In 1981, he became the delegate for National Assembly.

Hsinchu City Mayor[edit]

Lin was elected as the Mayor of Hsinchu City after winning the 2001 Republic of China local election under Kuomintang on 1 December 2001 and took office on 20 December 2001.

2001 Hsinchu City Mayoral Election Result
No. Party Candidate Votes Ratio
1 Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party Lin Kuang-hua (林光華) 97,420 46.39%
2 Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang Lin Junq-tzer 112,595 53.61% Vote1.svg

He was then re-elected again as the mayor after winning the 2005 Republic of China local election on 3 December 2005 and took office on 20 December 2005.