Ex-lawmaker Pan Wei-kang joins KMT race

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 25, 2017
By: Stacy Hsu / Staff reporter

The Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) chairpersonship election has become even more

Former KMT legislator Pan Wei-kang speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday, announcing her participation in the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) election for party chairperson in May. Photo: George Tsorng, Taipei Times

competitive after former KMT legislator Pan Wei-kang (潘維剛) yesterday became the sixth to join the race.

Pan, a six-term KMT legislator and a three-term Taipei city councilor, announced her candidacy at a news conference in Taipei, which was attended by her supporters and several KMT politicians, including former KMT chairman Wu Poh-hsiung (吳伯雄), former acting KMT chairperson Huang Min-hui (黃敏惠) and KMT Legislator Alicia Wang (王育敏).

Former minister of transportation and communications Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時), who denied rumors he would enter the race, was also at the news conference.

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