Republic of China legislative election, 1992

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Republic of China legislative election, 1992
Taiwan
1989 ←
1992 → 1995

All 162 seats to the Legislative Yuan
  Majority party Minority party
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Leader Lee Teng-hui Hsu Hsin-liang
Party Kuomintang Democratic Progressive
Seats won 95 51

President of the
Legislative Yuan before election

Liu Saang Su-yung
Kuomintang

Elected President of the
Legislative Yuan

Liu Sung-pan
Kuomintang

Legislative elections were held in the Republic of China (R.O.C./Taiwan) on 21 December 1992.[1]

Background[edit]

This was the first direct legislative election in Taiwan. The result was a victory for the ruling party Kuomintang, which won 95 of the 161 seats. Voter turnout was 72.0%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Kuomintang 5,030,725 53.0 95 +1
Democratic Progressive Party 2,944,195 31.0 51 +30
China Social Democratic Party 126,313 1.3 1 New
Workers' Party 32,349 0.3 0 New
Labor Party 11,224 0.1 0 New
Truth Party 6,545 0.1 0 New
China Unity Party 1,438 0.0 0 New
PMP[disambiguation needed] 1,221 0.0 0 New
Chinese Youth Party 1,035 0.0 0 -1
National Revival Party 886 0.0 0 New
China All People Welfare Party 677 0.0 0 New
China Democratic Socialist Party 418 0.0 0 New
China Great Harmony Democratic Party 201 0.0 0 New
China Justice Party 90 0.0 0 New
Independents 1,331,555 14.0 14 0
Invalid/blank votes 177,249 - - -
Total 9,666,021 100 161 +31
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p535 ISBN 0-19-924959-8