2018 ELECTIONS: KMT, DPP gear up for final campaigns

LAST CALL: While the KMT called on people frustrated with the DPP administration to vote for change, the DPP said that a vote for the party is a vote for democracy

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 23, 2018
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) yesterday said it is holding evening campaign

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) New Taipei City mayoral candidate Hou You-yi, right, greets supporters as he campaigns in Sindian District yesterday.  Photo: CNA

rallies for its mayoral candidates in the six special municipalities on election eve, while the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) touted its interactive live streaming of campaign rallies staged by 20 mayoral and commissioner candidates across the nation.

The central theme of the KMT campaign is “The night to victory,” with each event having its own subtheme, KMT spokesman Hung Meng-kai (洪孟楷) told a news conference in Taipei.

In Taipei, the KMT has gained the city government’s approval to stage a rally for its mayoral candidate, Ting Shou-chung (丁守中), called “Vote to save Taiwan: Ting Shou-chung’s night to victory” on Ketagalan Boulevard, Hung said.

In New Taipei City, KMT mayoral candidate Hou You-yi (侯友宜) is to hold his “Justice awakens, safeguard NTC [New Taipei City]” rally at the Banciao Stadium, while in Taoyuan, Apollo Chen (陳學聖) is to host his rally next to his campaign headquarters, Hung said.    [FULL  STORY]

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