DPP, KMT hold Tainan election rallies

RUNNING MATES? President Tsai shared the stage with William Lai for the first time since the primary, while Eric Chu joined Han Kuo-yu in stumping for a KMT candidate

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 03, 2019
By: Liu Wan-chun and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer and CNA

Top members from the nation’s two biggest political parties yesterday morning converged in Tainan as

President Tsai Ing-wen, second right, and former premier William Lai, second left, stump for DPP legislative candidates at a campaign rally in Tainan yesterday.
Photo: Hung Jui-chin, Taipei Times

their campaigns gather momentum in the run-up to the Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections.

At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) event, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former premier William Lai (賴清德) shared the campaign stage for the first time since they competed in the party’s presidential primary in June.

In the primary, Tsai beat Lai to win the DPP’s nomination and run for re-election.

Lai accepted defeat gracefully, but the two have resisted running on the same ticket, although many DPP supporters have urged Tsai to pick Lai as her running mate.    [FULL  STORY]

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