was a 2012 Republican
candidate for District 49
of the California State Assembly
Lin's campaign website listed the following issues:
- 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. "
- 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. "
- 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."
- 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.
|California State Assembly, District 49, General Election, 2012
||Edwin "Ed" Chau
|| Matthew Lin
|California State Assembly, District 49 Blanket Primary, 2012
|| Mitchell Ing
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- ↑ Campaign website, On the Issues
- ↑ California Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed March 13, 2014
- ↑ California Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary election results," accessed March 13, 2014
- ↑ Vote Dr. Lin, "Endorsements," accessed October 11, 2012