|Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan|
6 February 2012 – 2004
|Magistrate of Kaohsiung County|
20 December 2001 – 25 December 2010
|Preceded by||Yu Cheng-hsien|
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Born||15 May 1956 (age 60)
Yanchao, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Political party|| Kuomintang (1975-1976)
Democratic Progressive Party (1987-2010)
|Alma mater||National Taiwan University|
Kaohsiung County Magistracy
Yang was elected as the Magistrate of Kaohsiung County after winning the 2001 Republic of China local election under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on 1 December 2011 and took office on 20 December 2011. He was reelected for the second term of magistrate after winning the 2005 Republic of China local election under DPP on 3 December 2005 and took office on 20 December 2005.
2010 Kaohsiung Mayoralty election
|Kuomintang (Chinese Nationalist Party)||2||Huang Chao-shun||319,171||20.52%||
|Democratic Progressive Party||3||Chen Chu||821,089||52.80%||
2014 Kaohsiung Mayoral election
On 29 November 2014, Yang joined Kaohsiung City mayoralty election as Kuomintang candidate for Mayor of Kaohsiung position, going against his rival incumbent Mayor Chen Chu of DPP. He however lost to Chen.
|2014 Kaohsiung City Mayoralty Election Result|
|1||Chou Ko-sheng (周可盛)||Independent||14,925||1.02%|
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