Mayor of New Taipei

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The Mayor of New Taipei is the chief political executive of the city of New Taipei in Taiwan. The mayor, a new position created when New Taipei's predecessor entity Taipei County was upgraded to a special municipality in 2010, is elected to a four-year term. The equivalent position in the former county was Taipei County Magistrate. The incumbent mayor is Hou You-yi of the Kuomintang since 25 December 2018.[1][2]

Mayor of the City of New Taipei
Flag of New Taipei City.svg
Flag of the Mayor
侯友宜 Hou You-yi.jpg
Incumbent
Hou You-yi

since 25 December 2018
Term length4 years; may serve 1 consecutive terms
Inaugural holderEric Chu
Formation25 December 2010
Websitewww.ntpc.gov.tw

Titles of the MayorEdit

Date English Characters Mandarin Taiwanese Hakka
Oct 1950–Dec 2014 Magistrate of Taipei 臺北縣縣長 Táiběi Xiàn Xiànzhǎng Tâi-pak-koān Koān-tiúⁿ Thòi-pet-yen Yen-chhòng
Dec 2014–present Mayor of New Taipei 新北市市長 Xīnběi Shì Shìzhǎng Sin-pak-chhī Chhī-tiúⁿ Sîn-pet-sṳ Sṳ-chhòng

List of MayorsEdit

  Kuomintang (KMT)   Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)

Taipei County MagistrateEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party Term
1   Mei Ta-fu
梅達夫
Méi Dáfū (Mandarin)
Mòi Tha̍t-fû (Hakka)
(1900–1980)
1 May 1951 2 June 1954 Kuomintang 1
2   Tai Te-fa
戴德發
Dài Défā (Mandarin)
Tai Tet-fat (Hakka)
(?–?)
2 June 1954 2 June 1957 Kuomintang 2
2 June 1957 2 June 1960 3
3   Hsieh Wen-cheng
謝文程
Xiè Wénchéng (Mandarin)
Chhia Vùn-chhàng (Hakka)
(?–1963)
2 June 1960 31 October 1963[a][b] Kuomintang 4
--   Lee Wen-yu[c]
李文玉
Lǐ Wényù (Mandarin)
Lí Vùn-ngiu̍k (Hakka)
(?–?)
31 October 1963 2 June 1964 Kuomintang
4   Su Ching-po
蘇清波
Sū Qīngbō (Mandarin)
Sû Chhîn-pô (Hakka)
(?–?)
2 June 1964 2 June 1968 Kuomintang 5
2 June 1968 1 July 1969 [d] 6
--   Lee Wen-yu [c]
李文玉
Lǐ Wényù (Mandarin)
Lí Vùn-ngiu̍k (Hakka)
(?–?)
1 July 1969 1 May 1970 Kuomintang
--   Su Ching-po [e]
蘇清波
Sū Qīngbō (Mandarin)
Sû Chhîn-pô (Hakka)
(?–?)
1 May 1970 1 February 1973[f] Kuomintang
5   Shao En-hsin
邵恩新
Shaò Ēnxīn (Mandarin)
Seu Ên-sîn (Hakka)
(1924–2014)
1 February 1973 20 December 1977 Kuomintang 7
20 December 1977 14 September 1981[g] 8
--   Wu Tseng-wen[h]
武增文
Wǔ Zēngwén (Mandarin)
Vú Chen-vùn (Hakka)
(?–?)
14 September 1981 20 December 1981 Kuomintang
6   Lin Fong-cheng
林豐正
Lín Fēngzhèng (Mandarin)
Lìm Fûng-chṳn (Hakka)
(1940–)
20 December 1981 20 December 1985 Kuomintang 9
20 December 1985 20 December 1989 10
7   You Ching
尤清
Yóu Qīng (Mandarin)
Yù Chhîn (Hakka)
(1942–)
20 December 1989 20 December 1993 Democratic Progressive Party 11
20 December 1993 20 December 1997 12
8   Su Tseng-chang
蘇貞昌
Sū Zhēnchāng (Mandarin)
Sû Chṳ̂n-chhông (Hakka)
(1947–)
20 December 1997 20 December 2001 Democratic Progressive Party 13
20 December 2001 20 May 2004[i] 14
  Lin Hsi-yao[j]
林錫耀
Lín Xíyào (Mandarin)
Lìm Siak-yeu (Hakka)
(1961–)
20 May 2004 20 December 2005 Democratic Progressive Party
9   Chou Hsi-wei
周錫瑋
Zhōu Xíwěi (Mandarin)
Chû Siak-ví (Hakka)
(1958–)
20 December 2005 25 December 2010 Kuomintang 15

Mayor of New TaipeiEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party Term
1   Eric Chu
朱立倫
Zhū Lìlún (Mandarin)
Chû Li̍p-lùn (Hakka)
(1961–)
25 December 2010 25 December 2014 Kuomintang 1
25 December 2014 20 October 2015 [k] 2
  Hou You-yi[l]
侯友宜
Hóu Yŏuyí (Mandarin)
Hèu Yû-ngì (Hakka)
(1957–)
20 October 2015 18 January 2016 Kuomintang
1   Eric Chu
朱立倫
Zhū Lìlún (Mandarin)
Chû Li̍p-lùn (Hakka)
(1961–)
18 January 2016 25 December 2018 Kuomintang
2   Hou You-yi
侯友宜
Hóu Yŏuyí (Mandarin)
Hèu Yû-ngì (Hakka)
(1957–)
25 December 2018 Incumbent Kuomintang 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-23. Retrieved 2015-10-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201510190006.aspx

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Term extended to 4 years.
  2. ^ Died in office.
  3. ^ a b As acting; secretary general of the county government.
  4. ^ Suspended due to corruption charges.
  5. ^ Found not guilty; reinstated.
  6. ^ Term extended to accommodate joint elections.
  7. ^ Left office to serve as Taiwan Province Civil Affairs Department Commissioner.
  8. ^ As acting; provincial council member.
  9. ^ Left office to serve as Secretary General of the Office of the President.
  10. ^ As acting; designated by Executive Yuan
  11. ^ On leave to run for President.
  12. ^ As acting; deputy mayor.

See alsoEdit