DETERMINATION:A KMT member said real changes to candidate selection need to be made if the party is to succeed in expressing its resolve for reforms to the public
Date: Mar 30, 2015
By: Shih Hsiao-kuang / Staff reporter
Calls have been growing within the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) to save legislator-at-large seats in next year’s legislative election for younger members who are willing to speak up for the party, instead of using the seats as a bargaining chip for candidate hopefuls running for regional seats in the legislature.
The KMT is expected to soon start the candidate nomination process for next year’s legislative election, which is scheduled to take place on Jan. 16 along with the presidential election. [FULL STORY]