Su Chia-chyuan

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Su.
Su Jia-chyuan
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Su in 2007
Secretary-General of the Democratic Progressive Party
Assumed office
20 December 2010
Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen
Preceded by Wu Nai-ren
In office
20 December 2009 – 20 May 2010
Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen
Preceded by Wu Nai-ren
Succeeded by Wu Nai-ren
Minister of the Council of Agriculture of the Executive Yuan
In office
25 January 2006 – 20 May 2008
Preceded by Lee Chin-lung
Succeeded by Chen Wu-hsiung
Minister of the Interior of the Republic of China
In office
9 April 2004 – 25 January 2006
Deputy Chang Wen-ying[1]
Preceded by Yu Cheng-hsien
Succeeded by Lee I-yang
Magistrate of Pingtung County
In office
20 December 1997 – 8 April 2004
Preceded by Wu Tse-yuan
Chang Man-chuen (acting)
Succeeded by Wu Ying-wen (acting)
Tsao Chi-hung
Personal details
Born 22 October 1956 (1956-10-22) (age 59)
Pingtung County, Taiwan
Nationality  Republic of China
Political party Democratic Progressive Party
Alma mater National Taiwan Ocean University
Profession Politician

Su Jia-chyuan (Entire name is spelled in Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Su & Jia = 1st tone, Chyuan = 2nd tone; Chinese: 蘇嘉全; pinyin: Sū Jiāquán) is a Taiwanese politician of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Currently the Secretary-General of the DPP, Su was formerly a legislator and later Pingtung County Commissioner, and held national posts as Minister of the Interior and Minister of Agriculture.[2]

2010 Taichung City Mayoralty election[edit]

In 2010 he narrowly lost to Jason Hu in the election for Mayor of Taichung.

Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party 1 Su Jia-chyuan 698,358 48.88%
Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang 2 Jason Hu 730,284 51.12% Vote1.png
Total 1,428,642 100.00%
Voter turnout 73.15%

2012 Republic of China Presidential election[edit]

Tsai Ing-wen and Su as DPP candidates for 2012 ROC Presidential and Vice Presidential Election.

Su was the vice-presidential candidate on the losing DPP ticket for the 2012 Presidential election.[3]

e • d Summary of the 14 January 2012 Republic of China presidential election results
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
President Vice president
Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang Ma Ying-jeou (incumbent) Wu Den-yih 6,891,139 51.60%
Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Democratic Progressive Party Tsai Ing-wen Su Jia-chyuan 6,093,578 45.63%
LogoPFP.svg People First Party James Soong Chu-yu Lin Ruey-shiung 369,588 2.77%
Total 13,354,305 100%


Su was impeached by the Control Yuan on September 3, 2012, for illegally constructing a luxury farmhouse on agricultural land without engaging in any agriculture. Su's villa, built on agricultural land, was a controversial issue in the 2012 presidential elections.[4]