Kwon Young-jin (politician)
|Mayor of Daegu|
|Assumed office |
1 July 2014
|Preceded by||Kim Bum-il|
|Member of the National Assembly|
30 May 2008 – 29 May 2012
|Preceded by||Woo Won-shik|
|Succeeded by||Woo Won-shik|
|Constituency||Nowon B (Seoul)|
|Born||10 December 1962|
Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
|Political party||Liberty Korea|
|Alma mater||Korea University|
|Website||Kwon Young-jin's Blog|
|Revised Romanization||Gwon Yeongjin|
In 2007 presidential election, Kwon supported Lee Myung-bak. And he ran for the 2008 legislative election for Nowon District, Seoul and he won over the Woo Won-shik of the United Democratic Party. However, he lost to Woo Won-shik in the 2012 legislative election.
Kwon ran for mayor of Daegu in the 2014 local elections and won. And in 2018, he was re-elected despite his party(Liberty Korea Party)'s poor approval rating. He put up the city government's slogan is "Only Citizens' Happiness, Creating Daegu."
- "권영진 대구시장 당선자, 그는 누구인가?...그가 걸어온 길". 국제뉴스 (Gukjenews) (in Korean). 2018-06-14. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
- "<광역단체장 인터뷰 / 권영진 대구광역시장> "대구는 더이상 수구꼴통도시 아닌 열린도시"". 내일신문 (in Korean). 2018-07-09. Retrieved 2018-07-26.