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Liu Cheng-ying (Chinese: 劉增應; pinyin: Liú Zēngyīng; Foochow Romanized: Làu Cĕng-éng; born 24 August 1958) is a politician in the Republic of China. He is the Magistrate of Lienchiang County since 25 December 2014.[1][2]

Liu Cheng-ying
劉增應
劉增應 Liu Cheng-ying (cropped).jpg
Magistrate of Lienchiang County
Assumed office
25 December 2014
Preceded byYang Sui-sheng
Personal details
Born24 August 1958 (1958-08-24) (age 61)
Lienchiang, Fujian
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyKuomintang
EducationMaster's degree
Alma materNational Taiwan University

EducationEdit

Liu obtained his master's degree in preventive medicine from National Taiwan University.[3]

Early careersEdit

Liu had been a doctor and the director of Lienchiang County Hospital.[3]

Magistrate of Lienchiang CountyEdit

2014 Magistrate election campaignEdit

During the campaign for the 2014 Lienchiang County magistrate election at the end of 2014, Liu's campaign focused on the policies to improve the traffic and tourism in Matsu Islands.[4] Liu was elected as the Magistrate of Lienchiang County from Kuomintang (KMT) after winning Lienchiang Magistrate election held on 29 November 2014, defeating fellow KMT and incumbent Magistrate Yang Sui-sheng.

2014 Lienchiang County Magistrate Election Result
No. Candidate Party Votes Percentage
1 Liu Cheng-ying   KMT 4,385 66.25%  
2 Yang Sui-sheng   KMT 2,234 33.75%

2015 Mawei-Matsu Lantern FestivalEdit

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 13th Mawei-Matsu Lantern Festival held in Mawei District, Fuzhou, Fujian on 2 March 2015, Liu said that the festival had provided a great platform for cross-strait exchanges. He added that both Mawei and Matsu have similar culture, dialects and lifestyle, thus cooperation and exchanges should be strengthen, saying that more favorable policies will be introduced in the future to attract more visitors from Mainland China to visit Matsu.[5]

2016 Mainland China visitEdit

In September 2016, Liu with another seven magistrates and mayors from Taiwan visited Beijing, which were Hsu Yao-chang (Magistrate of Miaoli County), Chiu Ching-chun (Magistrate of Hsinchu County), Yeh Hui-ching (Deputy Mayor of New Taipei City), Chen Chin-hu (Deputy Magistrate of Taitung County), Lin Ming-chen (Magistrate of Nantou County), Fu Kun-chi (Magistrate of Hualien County) and Wu Cherng-dean (Deputy Magistrate of Kinmen County). Their visit was aimed to reset and restart cross-strait relations after President Tsai Ing-wen took office on 20 May 2016. The eight local leaders reiterated their support of One-China policy under the 1992 consensus. They met with Taiwan Affairs Office Head Zhang Zhijun and Chairperson of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Yu Zhengsheng.[6][7][8]

2018 reelection campaignEdit

The Kuomintang endorsed Liu for a second term as Lienchiang County magistrate in December 2017.[9]

2018 Kuomintang Lienchiang County magistrate primary results
Candidates Place Result
Liu Cheng-ying Called In Walkover
2018 Lienchang County mayoral results[10]
No. Candidate Party Votes Percentage
1 Su Po-hao (蘇柏豪)   Tree Party 927 12.51%
2 Chu Hsiu-chen (朱秀珍)   Independent 1,284 17.33%
3 Wei Yao-chien   Independent 356 4.54%
4 Liu Cheng-ying   Kuomintang 4,861 65.62%  
Total voters 10,773 
Valid votes  7,408
Invalid votes  
Voter turnout  68.76%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KMT's Liu proclaims victory in Lienchiang magistrate election (update)". focustaiwan.tw.
  2. ^ "Liu proclaims victory in Matsu magistrate election". wantchinatimes.com.
  3. ^ a b "Chief Introduction". Lienchiang County Government. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ "The China Post". The China Post.
  5. ^ "Mawei-Matsu Lantern Festival strengthens cross-Straits cooperation[1]-Straits cooperation". www.chinadaily.com.cn.
  6. ^ "Local gov't officials hold meeting with Beijing".
  7. ^ "Local government heads arrive in Beijing for talks - Taipei Times".
  8. ^ "Kuomintang News Network". Archived from the original on 2016-09-24. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ Chung, Jake (21 December 2017). "KMT names candidates in local elections". Taipei Times. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  10. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/TC/nm09007000000000000.html

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