APARC Scholar on Taiwan's Local Elections

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (Center) and Vice President Chen Chien-jen (L) wave to the crowd on May 20, 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (Center) and Vice President Chen Chien-jen (L) wave to the crowd on May 20, 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.
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The ruling Democratic Progressive Party suffered a large setback in Taiwan’s local elections on November 24, 2018, with voters delivering a sharp rebuke to President Tsai Ing-wen.

We curate here commentary and analysis on the election results from Kharis Templeman, Project Manager for the Taiwan Democracy and Security Project.

On November 30, Templeman spoke at a special seminar about the election results. Listen here to Templeman's remarks:

11/30/2018 - The Taiwanese Local Elections: Results and Implications

Latest Commentaries:

11/28/2018 - ANALYSIS: DPP Eats Election Bitterness as Han Kuo-yu Leads KMT Revival (The News Lens)

11/28/18 - 2018 Taiwan Local Elections: What Happened? (Global Taiwan Institute)

11/27/2018 - Stanford Scholar: Tsai Ing-wen’s chances of being re-elected for re-election is only 40% (in Chinese) (World Journal)

11/24/2018 - 5 Questions for After Taiwan's Election (The News Lens)

11/23/2018 - Taiwanese Voters From Overseas Vote in Midterm Election and Referendums (Ketaglan Media)

11/23/2018 - The 2018 Local Elections – Five Questions for Election Night (Taiwan Insight)

11/20/2018 - Taiwan's independence rally draws thousands, irks China (Deutsche Welle)

 

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