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Matthew Lin
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Candidate for
California State Assembly District 49
PartyRepublican
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Matthew Lin was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 49 of the California State Assembly.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Lin's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • 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."
  • Budget
Excerpt: "Set up a rainy day fund when the state's coffers are flush to weather bad economic times. "
  • Education
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."

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

California State Assembly, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdwin "Ed" Chau 56.4% 64,791
     Republican Matthew Lin 43.6% 50,153
Total Votes 114,944
California State Assembly, District 49 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdwin Chau 34.9% 13,746
     Democratic Mitchell Ing 12.9% 5,074
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Lin 52.2% 20,549
Total Votes 39,369

Endorsements

Lin received endorsements from:[4]

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