2020 Taiwan general election

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General elections will be held in Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, on 11 January 2020 to elect the 15th President and Vice President of the Republic of China, and all 113 members of the 10th Legislative Yuan:[1]

Presidential election[edit]

In the presidential election, Voters will either elect a new President and Vice President or re-elect the incumbents. The process of presidential primary elections and nominations are likely to be held during the last six months of 2019.

Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who was elected in 2016, is eligible to seek for a second term. The winner of the 2020 presidential election is scheduled to be inaugurated on 20 May 2020.

Legislative election[edit]

The legislative election is scheduled on 11 January 2020 for all 113 seats to the Legislative Yuan. The term of the Legislative Yuan will begin on 1 February 2020.

In the last election in 2016, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won a comfortable majority over the Kuomintang (KMT) for the first time with 68 seats, while the KMT's representation sharply dropped to only 35 seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Presidential, legislative elections set for Jan. 16, 2016". focustaiwan.tw. The Central News Agency. Retrieved 19 March 2015.