DPP presidential poll result to be known Thursday

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/06/11
By: Yeh Su-ping, Wang Cheng-chung
and Emerson Lim

Taipei, June 11 (CNA) The result of the opinion poll that will determine the winner of the

President Tsai Ing-wen (left) and former Premier Lai Ching-te compete for the DPP’s 2020 presidential nomination.

ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential primary is expected to be announced Thursday, a party official has said.

The poll, being conducted simultaneously by five different polling companies looking to get 3,000 valid responses each, is expected to reach the required 15,000 valid responses by Wednesday, DPP Secretary-General Lo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) said Tuesday.

Responses will be tallied Thursday morning and the result should be available by noon that day, Lo said.

Representatives of the two contenders, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德), will be invited to monitor the pr2ocess, he said.

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