2020 Elections: Tight races seen in Miaoli, Nantou, Yunlin, Changhua

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/12/01
By: Kuan Rui-ping, Hsiao Po-yang, Chiang Yi-ching, Wu Che-hao and
Joseph Yeh

Lo Kuan-hsing (羅貫星, left), Chen Chao-ming (陳超明, center), and Chu Che-cheng (朱哲成, right) / Left and center photos are CNA file photos, while right photo is taken from facebook.com/SocialistChu)

Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) Incumbent lawmakers from Taiwan's two major political parties seeking re-election in January's legislative races are facing stiff challenges from rivals in Miaoli, Nantou, Yunlin and Changhua counties.

The main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) currently holds the two legislative seats in Miaoli in the diehard "blue" (pro-KMT) county that has been under KMT control for more than six decades.

In the first electoral district, two-term lawmaker Chen Chao-ming (陳超明) of the KMT is facing Lo Kuan-hsing (羅貫星) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), a two-term county councilor.

Among the other four candidates in the race, Chu Che-cheng (朱哲成) poses the biggest threat to Chen and Lo.    [FULL  STORY]

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