Non-Partisan Solidarity Union

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Non-Partisan Solidarity Union
無黨團結聯盟
Wúdǎng Tuánjié Liánméng
Leader Lin Pin-kuan
Founded June 16, 2004
Headquarters Taipei City, Republic of China
Ideology Conservative liberalism
Political position Centre-right
Legislative Yuan
1 / 113
Website
http://www.npsu.org.tw/
Non-Partisan Solidarity Union
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

The Non-Partisan Solidarity Union (Chinese: 無黨團結聯盟) is a political party in Taiwan. It was established on June 16, 2004,[1] led by founding Chairwoman Chang Po-ya and emerged a major player in the national political scene during the 2004 Legislative Yuan election, with 26 candidates running for local constituency and aboriginal seats and 6 others nominated for proportional representation seats.

History[edit]

The party won six seats in the 6th Legislative Yuan (2005–2008), three seats in the 7th Legislative Yuan (2008–2012), two seats in the 2012 election and one in the 2016 election.

It has allied itself with the Pan-Blue Coalition since 2014.

Election results[edit]

Legislative elections[edit]

Election Total seats won Total votes Share of votes Outcome of election Election leader
2004
6 / 225
353,164 3.86% Decrease5 seats; Opposition (unaligned) Chang Po-ya
2008
3 / 113
239,317 2.4% Decrease3 seats; Opposition (unaligned) Lin Pin-kuan
2012
2 / 113
148,105 1.12% Decrease1 seats; Opposition (unaligned) Lin Pin-kuan
2016
1 / 113
77,672 0.64% Decrease1 seats; Opposition (unaligned) Lin Pin-kuan

Local elections[edit]

Election Mayors &
Magistrates
Councils Third-level
Municipal heads
Third-level
Municipal councils
Fourth-level
Village heads
Election Leader
2005
0 / 23
0 / 901
1 / 319
N/A N/A Chang Po-ya
2006
municipalities only
0 / 2
0 / 96
N/A N/A N/A Chang Po-ya
2009
0 / 17
0 / 587
0 / 211
N/A N/A Lin Pin-kuan
2010
municipalities only
0 / 5
0 / 314
N/A N/A
0 / 3,757
Lin Pin-kuan
2014
unified
0 / 22
2 / 906
0 / 204
0 / 2,137
0 / 7,836
Lin Pin-kuan

National Assembly elections[edit]

Election Total seats won Total votes Share of votes Outcome of election Election leader
2005
2 / 300
25,162 0.65% Increase2 seats; Opposition (Rejecting amendments) Chang Po-ya

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yiu, Cody (17 June 2004). "Legislator says new party should not be recognized". Taipei Times. Retrieved 12 June 2016.