1998 Taiwan legislative election

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1998 Taiwan legislative election

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All 225 seats to the Legislative Yuan
113 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party Third party
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President Direct Election Movement Yi-hsiung Lin.jpg
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Leader Lee Teng-hui Lin Yi-hsiung Chou Yang-shan
Party Kuomintang DPP New
Last election 85 seats,, 46.1% 54 seats, 33.2% 21 seat, 13.0%
Seats won 123 70 11
Seat change Increase38 Increase16 Decrease10
Popular vote 4,659,679 2,966,835 708,465
Percentage 46.43% 29.56% 7.06%
Swing Increase0.33% Decrease3.64% Decrease5.94%

Taiwan Legislative Election 1998 constituencies.svg
Popular vote of each constituency

President before election

Liu Sung-pan
Kuomintang

Elected President

Wang Jin-pyng
Kuomintang

The Election for the 4th Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan (officially the Republic of China) on 5 December 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the Kuomintang, which won 123 of the 225 seats. Voter turnout was 68.1%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Kuomintang 4,659,679 46.4 123 +38
Democratic Progressive Party 2,966,834 29.6 70 +16
New Party 708,465 7.1 11 –10
Democratic Union of Taiwan 375,118 3.7 4 New
New Nation Alliance 157,826 1.6 1 New
Taiwan Independence Party 145,118 1.5 1 New
Nationwide Democratic Nonpartisan Union 66,033 0.7 3 +3
Green Party Taiwan 8,089 0.1 0 New
Taiwan Indigenous Party 1,171 0.0 0 0
Chinese Youth Party 723 0.0 0 New
National Democratic Party 342 0.0 0 New
Independents 946,431 9.4 12 +8
Invalid/blank votes 152,473
Total 10,188,302 100 225 +61
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

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