Taiwan legislative election, 1998

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Taiwan legislative election, 1998
Taiwan
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All 225 seats to the Legislative Yuan
  Majority party Minority party
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Leader Lee Teng-hui Lin Yi-hsiung
Party Kuomintang Democratic Progressive
Last election 85 54
Seats won 123 70

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

President of the
Legislative Yuan before election

Liu Sung-pan
Kuomintang

Elected President of the
Legislative Yuan

Wang Jin-pyng
Kuomintang

The Election for the 4th Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan 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
Chinese Taiwan Aboriginies 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