Lin Yu-chang

Lin Yu-chang (Chinese: 林右昌; pinyin: Lín Yòuchāng; born 10 March 1971) is a politician in the Republic of China. He is currently the Mayor of Keelung City since 25 December 2014.[3]

Lin Yu-chang
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Mayor of Keelung City
Assumed office
25 December 2014
DeputyLin Yong-fa[1]
Preceded byChang Tong-rong
Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party
In office
28 November 2018 – 9 January 2019
Preceded byTsai Ing-wen
Succeeded byCho Jung-tai[2]
Personal details
Born10 March 1971 (1971-03-10) (age 50)
Ren'ai, Keelung, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Alma materChinese Culture University
National Taiwan University

Early lifeEdit

Lin did his bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Chinese Culture University and master's degree in building and planning from National Taiwan University.[4]

Mayor of Keelung CityEdit

2014 Keelung mayoral electionEdit

Lin was elected as the Mayor of Keelung City after winning the 2014 Keelung City mayoral election held on 29 November 2014.

2014 Keelung City Mayoralty Election Result
No. Candidate Party Votes Percentage
1 Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功)   KMT 52,198 27.47%
2 Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) Independent 30,914 16.27%
3 Lin Yu-chang   DPP 101,010 53.15%
4 Ho Yen-tang (何燕堂) People's Democratic Front 1,376 0.72%
5 Wu Woo-min (吳武明) Independent 2,023 1.06%
6 Jiang Jian-yu (江鑒育) Independent 2,517 1.32%

2018 Keelung mayoral electionEdit

2018 Democratic Progressive Party Keelung City mayoral primary results
Candidates Place Result
Lin Yu-chang Nominated Walkover
2018 Keelung City mayoral results[5]
No. Candidate Party Votes Percentage
1 Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功)   Kuomintang 86,529 45.86%
2 Lin Yu-chang Democratic Progressive Party 102,167 54.14%  
Total voters  309,428
Valid votes  188,696
Invalid votes  
Voter turnout  60.98%

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Government, Keelung City. "City Government-Deputy Mayor". Archived from the original on 2014-12-27.
  2. ^ "民進黨黨主席補選得票率逾7成 卓榮泰勝出9日就職".
  3. ^ "DPP's Lin Yu-chang declares win in Keelung mayoral election (update)".
  4. ^ Government, Keelung City. "City Government-Mayor". Archived from the original on 2014-12-13.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-11-25. Retrieved 2018-11-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mayor of Keelung
Party political offices
Preceded by
Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party

Succeeded by