Date: Nov 28, 2015
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter
Registrations for the legislative elections concluded yesterday as a number of
small parties registered their legislator-at-large candidates.
Parties registering with the Central Election Commission included delegations from the New Party, China Unification Promotion Party, Republican Party and Military, Civil Servants and Faculty Alliance Party.
“I’ve always thought my ideals were similar to those of the New Party — our hearts and thoughts have always been together,” said former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) lawmaker Chiu Yi (邱毅), who was a surprise candidate on the New Party’s legislator-at-large list, after the failure of a rumored campaign to win a spot on the KMT list. [FULL STORY]