Taiwan Independence Party
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|Founded||6 October 1996|
|Headquarters||9F, No.15-8, Sec. 5, Nanjing E. Rd., Taipei|
|National affiliation||Pan-Green Coalition|
|Taiwan Independence Party|
|Literal meaning||Nation-establishing Party|
The Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP; Chinese: 建國黨; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kiàn-kok Tóng), also known as the Taiwan Nation Party, is a political party in Taiwan. It is usually associated with the Pan-Green Coalition and supports Taiwan independence.
Disappointed by the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) gradual moderation of its support of Taiwan independence, some DPP members, many connected to Peng Ming-min's "Nation Building Association" formed the Taiwan Independence Party in 1996. However, the party has failed to win large-scale support, due to the lack of organizational skills and internal disagreements. It has largely been displaced as Taiwan's ideological independence party by the newly formed Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU).
|Election||Total seats won||Total votes||Share of votes||Outcome of election||Election leader|
1 / 113
0 / 113
|27,496||0.23%||; No seats|
- Pan, Jason (16 December 2016). "Independence advocates thank Donald Trump". Taipei Times. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- Copper, John F. (2007). Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China). Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, No. 64. Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 244–245. ISBN 9780810856004. OL 7997166M.
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