By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Chen said there were three reasons behind his decision to join the race.
First, as one of the few mid-generation KMT members, he said he could not keep silent and sit idly by.
Second, he said the KMT needed to identify the reason behind its failure, and he was running to recover the voices and strength that were lost.
Lastly, he said, his participation in the race represented the beginning of change in the KMT, which should abide by a bottom-up democratic mechanism. [FULL STORY]