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Su Jia-chyuan
Su Jia-chyuan

President of the Legislative Yuan

1 February 2016 - 31 January 2020
Vice PresidentTsai Chi-chang
Wang Jin-pyng
Yu Shyi-kun
Secretary-General of the Democratic Progressive Party

20 December 2010 - 15 June 2012
ChairpersonTsai Ing-wen
Wu Nai-ren
Lin Hsi-yao

20 December 2009 - 20 May 2010
ChairpersonTsai Ing-wen
Wu Nai-ren
Wu Nai-ren
Minister of the Council of Agriculture of the Republic of China

25 January 2006 - 20 May 2008
Lee Chin-lung
Chen Wu-hsiung
Minister of the Interior of the Republic of China

9 April 2004 - 25 January 2006
DeputyChang Wen-ying[1]
Yu Cheng-hsien
Lee I-yang
Magistrate of Pingtung County

20 December 1997 - 8 April 2004
Wu Tse-yuan
Chang Man-chuen (acting)
Wu Ying-wen (acting)
Tsao Chi-hung
Member of the Legislative Yuan

1 February 2016
ConstituencyRepublic of China

1 February 1993 - 20 December 1997
ConstituencyPingtung County
Member of the National Assembly

1 February 1987 - 31 January 1993
Personal details
Born (1956-10-22) 22 October 1956 (age 63)
Pingtung County, Taiwan
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Spouse(s)Hung Heng-chu ()[2]
Alma materNational Taiwan Ocean University

Su Jia-chyuan (or Su Chia-chyuan; Chinese: ; pinyin: S? Ji?quán; 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.[3]

2010 Taichung City Mayoralty election

In 2010 Su narrowly lost to Jason Hu in the election for Mayor of Taichung.

Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
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 Taiwan presidential election

Su was the vice-presidential candidate on the losing DPP ticket for the 2012 presidential election.[4]

e o d Summary of the 2012 Taiwanese presidential election results
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
President Vice president
Kuomintang Ma Ying-jeou Wu Den-yih 6,891,139 51.60%
Democratic Progressive Party Tsai Ing-wen Su Jia-chyuan 6,093,578 45.63%
People First Party James Soong Lin Ruey-shiung 369,588 2.77%
Valid votes 13,354,305 99.27%
Invalid and blank votes 97,711 0.73%
Total votes 13,452,016 100%
Eligible voters and turnout 18,086,455 74.38%

2016 elections

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.[5] Su became the first DPP speaker in the Legislative Yuan.


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.[6]


  1. ^ Chuang, Jimmy (4 June 2005). "SEF boss aims for `permanent peace' - Taipei Times". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Strong, Matthew (12 November 2019). "Wife of Taiwan legislative speaker drops out of potentially divisive election race". Taiwan News. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Su Jia-chyuan() | Who's Who". Want China Times. Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Preparing for the 2012 election, Taipei Times
  5. ^ Wen, Kuei-hsiang; Chen, Jay (1 February 2016). "DPP's Su Jia-chyuan elected legislative speaker". Focus Taiwan News Channel. Central News Agency. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ Hsu, Stacy; Wang, Chris (4 September 2012), Control Yuan votes 6-4 to impeach Su Jia-chyuan, Taipei Times, retrieved 2018
Preceded by
Wang Jin-pyng
President of the Legislative Yuan
1 February 2016--present
Succeeded by

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