Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Former Taipei mayor Hau Lung-bin is poised to be nominated as the Kuomintang’s legislative
candidate in Keelung after public polls on Sunday showed him leading the other KMT contenders.
In the polls conducted on July 24 and 25 by the KMT-leaning United Daily News and TV news channel TVBS, Hau had 45.53% support, way ahead of Keelung city councilor Han Liang-chi with 33% and Lin Pei-hsiang, son of legislator Hsu Shao-ping, with 21.46%.
The winner of the primary polls is expected to be nominated by the KMT. Party officials said Hau, a vice chair of Taiwan’s ruling party, will be officially nominated by the party’s Central Standing Committee as soon as July 29. [FULL STORY]