Hung to join KMT presidential primary

‘DETERMINED’:The deputy speaker said she would not be dissuaded from running, while urging the party to start the nomination process soon to settle on a candidate

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 04, 2015
By: Alison Hsiao  /  Staff reporter

Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) yesterday declared her intention to join the

Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu, center, speaks at a press conference yesterday afternoon in Taipei announcing her bid for the Chinese Nationalist party (KMT) presidential nomination.  Photo: Tseng Wei-chen, Taipei Times

Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu, center, speaks at a press conference yesterday afternoon in Taipei announcing her bid for the Chinese Nationalist party (KMT) presidential nomination. Photo: Tseng Wei-chen, Taipei Times

Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) presidential primary to provide a spark to the party’s lackluster presidential campaign.

Hung, who has spoken out in recent weeks about the reluctance of senior party members to announce their bids, said she would register as a nominee after the party’s new primary election system is set up.

The deputy speaker said she was “determined” and there would be “no turning back” on her decision to join the race.     [FULL  STORY]

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