Mayor of Chiayi

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Mayor of the City of Chiayi
Flag of Chiayi City.svg
Flag of Chiayi City
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Incumbent
Twu Shiing-jer

since 25 December 2014
Term length 4 years; may serve 1 consecutive terms

The mayor of Chiayi is the chief executive of the government of Chiayi City. The current mayor is Twu Shiing-jer, who took the office in December 2004.

List of mayors[edit]

This list includes mayors of the city's county-controlled era (1952–1982) and provincial era (1982–present).

County-controlled City era[edit]

Name Office
Lai Yuan-ping (賴淵平) 1952–1954
He Mao-chu (何茂取) 1954–1960
Su Yu-heng (蘇玉衡) 1960–1964
Fang Huei-lung (方輝龍) 1964–1968
Hsu Shih-hsien (許世賢) 1 March 1968 – 31 October 1972
(連敏) (acting) 31 October 1972 – 1 April 1973
Ruan Chih-tsung (阮志聰) 1 April 1973 – 1 March 1982
Hsu Shih-hsien (許世賢) 1 March 1982 – 1 July 1982

Provincial City era[edit]

  Independent   Kuomintang   Democratic Progressive Party

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party Term
1 嘉義市中正公園許世賢銅像.jpg Hsu Shih-hsien
許世賢
Xǔ Shìxián
(1908-1983)
1 July 1982 1 July 1983 [1] Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent 1
-- Emblem of Chiayi City.svg Chiang Ching-lin[2][3]
江慶林
Jiāng Qìnglín
(?-)
1 July 1983 15 December 1983 Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang
2 Emblem of Chiayi City.svg Chang Po-ya[4]
張博雅
Zhāng Bóyă
(1942-)
15 December 1983[5] 20 December 1985 Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent
20 December 1985 20 December 1989 2
3 Emblem of Chiayi City.svg Chang Wen-ying[6]
張文英
Zhāng Wényīng
(1938-)
20 December 1989 20 December 1993 Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent 3
20 December 1993 20 December 1997 4
4 Emblem of Chiayi City.svg Chang Po-ya[4]
張博雅
Zhāng Bóyă
(1942-)
20 December 1997 22 May 2000 [7] Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent 5
-- Emblem of Chiayi City.svg Chen Li-chen[2][8]
陳麗貞
Chén Lìzhēn
(1958-)
22 May 2000 20 December 2001 Independent candidate icon (TW).svg Independent
5 Chen Li-chen
陳麗貞
Chén Lìzhēn
(1958-)
20 December 2001 20 December 2005 6
Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party[9]
6 Huang Min-hui
黃敏惠
Huáng Mǐnhuì
(1959-)
20 December 2005 20 December 2009 Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang 7
20 December 2009 25 December 2014 8
7 ShiingJerTwu醫師袍7.JPG Twu Shiing-jer[10]
涂醒哲
Tú Xǐngzhé
(1951-)
25 December 2014 Incumbent Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Died in office.
  2. ^ a b As acting.
  3. ^ Provincial council member.
  4. ^ a b Daughter of Hsu Shih-hsien.
  5. ^ Elected in by-election.
  6. ^ Elder sister of Chang Po-ya.
  7. ^ Left office to serve as Minister of the Interior.
  8. ^ Deputy mayor.
  9. ^ Joined DPP on 30 March 2003.
  10. ^ First elected male mayor.

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