Su Chia-chyuan

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Su.
Su Jia-chyuan
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蘇嘉全
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Su in 2007
President of the Legislative Yuan
Assumed office
1 February 2016
Vice President Tsai Chi-chang
Preceded by Wang Jin-pyng
Secretary-General of the Democratic Progressive Party
In office
20 December 2010 – 15 June 2012
Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen
Preceded by Wu Nai-ren
Succeeded by Lin Hsi-yao
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
Member of the Legislative Yuan
Assumed office
1 February 2016
In office
1 February 1993 – 20 December 1997
Member of the National Assembly
In office
1 February 1987 – 31 January 1993
Personal details
Born (1956-10-22) 22 October 1956 (age 59)
Pingtung County, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwan
Political party Democratic Progressive Party
Alma mater National Taiwan Ocean University
Profession Politician
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Su Jia-chyuan (Chinese: 蘇嘉全; pinyin: Sū Jiāquán; born 22 October 1956) is a Taiwanese politician of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

As the first non-Kuomintang President of the Legislative Yuan, Su is an at-large legislator and previously Commissioner of Pingtung County, and held national posts as Minister of the Interior and Minister of Agriculture under President Chen Shui-bian's administration.[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]

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

e • d Summary of the 2012 Taiwanese presidential election results
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
President Vice president
Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Kuomintang Ma Ying-jeou 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 Lin Ruey-shiung 369,588 2.77%
 
Total 13,354,305 100%

2016 elections[edit]

In 2016 legislative elections Su placed on the proportional representation ballot, and won a seat in the Legislative Yuan.

Su was elected the eleventh President of the Legislative Yuan on 1 February 2016, when the members of the ninth Legislative Yuan met for the first time.[4] Su became the first DPP speaker in the Legislative Yuan.

Controversy[edit]

Su was impeached by the Control Yuan on 3 September 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.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2005/06/04/2003257856
  2. ^ Su Jia-chyuan, Want China Times 
  3. ^ Preparing for the 2012 election, Taipei Times 
  4. ^ Wen, Kuei-hsiang; Chen, Jay (1 February 2016). "DPP's Su Jia-chyuan elected legislative speaker". Central News Agency. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2012/09/04/2003541914  Missing or empty |title= (help)
Preceded by
Wang Jin-pyng
President of the Legislative Yuan
1 February 2016—present
Succeeded by
Incumbent