Lee Hsin

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Lee Hsin
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Lee in August 2015
Member of the Taipei City Council
In office
25 December 1998 – 28 September 2017
ConstituencyTaipei 6th (Da-an District & Wenshan)
9th Deputy Speaker of Taipei City Council
In office
25 December 2002 – 24 December 2006
Preceded byAlex Fai
Succeeded byChen Jinxiang
Member of the National Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born(1953-07-16)16 July 1953
Taipei County, Taiwan
Died28 September 2017(2017-09-28) (aged 64)
Taipei City, Taiwan
Political partyNew Party (~2001)
People First Party (2001~2008)
Kuomintang (2008 ~ )
Alma materNational Chung Hsing University School of Law and Business
National Chengchi University
National Taiwan University

Lee Hsin (Chinese: 李新; July 16, 1953 – September 28, 2017) was a Taiwanese politician. He has served on the Taipei City Council since 1998. Lee joined the 2006 campaign led by Shih Ming-teh which attempted to force the resignation of President Chen Shui-bian.[1] In 2015, Lee expressed interest in running for the Kuomintang chairmanship, but his candidacy, and that of four others, was rejected.[2] The next year, he launched another bid for the party leadership, finishing third in a field of four candidates with 7,604 votes.[3]

Lee died from jumping out of his apartment building on September 28, 2016, aged 64.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wang, Flora (8 January 2008). "Shih Ming-teh sues Chen, Cho". Taipei Times. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. Chung, Lawrence (12 December 2014). "New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu to run for Kuomintang chairman". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  3. Liu, Claudia; Lu, Hsin-hui; Wu, Lilian (26 March 2016). "Victorious Hung Hsiu-chu vows to work for KMT's rebirth". Central News Agency. Retrieved 13 October 2016.