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|California State Assembly District 49|
Lin's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Rebuild The Economy
- Excerpt: "Dr. Matthew Lin built the International Cancer Center in Monterey Park, opened a liver treatment center in the San Gabriel Valley and expanded other medical facilities, which created thousands of good-paying jobs. He knows what it takes to get our economy growing again."
- Excerpt: "Set up a rainy day fund when the state's coffers are flush to weather bad economic times. "
- Excerpt: "Dr. Lin is the founder of a medical college that offers education to those seeking to enter the healthcare industry. During his tenure as the Mayor of San Marino, the school system ranked among the top in the state, and he raised millions of dollars to build the city’s new library. "
- Bipartisan Solutions
- Excerpt: "Dr. Lin will work across party lines to bring fresh ideas to Sacramento. He believes partisanship must be set aside to find bipartisan solutions to the serious problems facing our state. "
- Improve Access To Care
- Excerpt: "Dr. Matthew Lin’s medical facilities have offered free cancer and hepatitis screenings to those in need. He has brought improved healthcare to our communities disadvantaged and immigrant populations by expanding facilities and treatment options."
Lin ran in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 49. He advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Mitchell Ing (D). Lin was defeated by Edwin Chau (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|California State Assembly, District 49, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Edwin "Ed" Chau||56.4%||64,791|
|California State Assembly, District 49 Blanket Primary, 2012|
Lin received endorsements from:
- U.S. Representative David Dreier
- U.S. Representative Ed Royce
- State Board of Equalization Michelle Steel
- State senator Bob Huff
- Assemblymember Curt Hagman
- State senator Bob Margett
- Assemblymember Bob Pacheco
- State Secretary of Education Marian Bergeson
- Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs (ALADS)
- El Monte Police Officers Association
- Hispanic 100
- Howard Jarvis Taxpayer’s Association
- Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)
- San Marino Police Officers Association
- San Marino Fire Fighters Association
- National Federation of International Business (NFIB)
- Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen
- Diamond Bar City Mayor Ling Ling Chang
- Redondo Beach City Mayor Mike Gin
- Redondo Beach City Council Member Steven Diels
- Walnut City Mayor Pro Tem Mary Su
- Walnut City Council Member Joaquin Lim*
- Cerritos City Council Member Bruce Barrows
- Cerritos City Council Member Carol Chen
- Paramount City Council Gene Daniels
- Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustee Dr. David K. Hall
- Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustee Judy Chen Haggerty
- Pomona Unified School Board Member Andrew Wong
- Rowland Unified School District Board Member Cary Chen
- Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board Member Joseph Chang
- Walnut Valley Unified School District Board Member Phillip Chen
- Monrovia Arcadia Duarte Town Council Member Terrance Williams
- Assemblymember Connie Conway
- Assemblymember Brian Nestande
- Assemblymember Stephen Knight
- Assemblymember Cameron Smyth
- Assemblymember Bill Berryhill
- Assemblymember Dan Logue
- Assemblymember Kristin Olsen
- Assemblymember Brian Jones
- Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian
- Assemblymember Paul Cook
- Assemblymember Beth Gaines
- Assemblymember Martin Garrick
- Assemblymember Jeff Gorell
- Assemblymember Shannon Grove
- Assemblymember Linda Halderman
- Assemblymember Diane Harkey
- Assemblymember Kevin Jeffries
- Assemblymember Allan Mansoor
- Assemblymember Jeff Miller
- Assemblymember Mike Morrell
- Assemblymember Brian Nestande
- Assemblymember Jim Nielsen
- Assemblymember Chris Norby
- Assemblymember Jim Silva
- Assemblymember David Valadao
- Assemblymember Tim Donnelly
- Assemblymember Donald P. Wagner
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