Date: Mar 19, 2016
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter
The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) caucus invited the party’s four chairperson candidates
to a caucus meeting yesterday, saying that the party needs intra-party democracy and an induction of younger people.
With the chairperson election on Saturday next week, the hopefuls attended the caucus meeting to seek legislators’ support, calling the legislature the only place the party could still make a difference.
The caucus asked candidates whether party officials at the local party chapters should be elected, rather than appointed, but the candidates responded with their own criticisms and demands.
Taipei City Councilor Lee Hsin (李新) criticized the caucus for “failing to grasp the essential point” of the question asked. [FULL STORY]