KMT to conduct presidential primary polls in July

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/06/13
By: Yu Hsian and Emerson Lim

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜, left) and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou. CNA file photo

Taipei, June 13 (CNA) The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) is set to conduct opinion polls that will determine its official candidate for the 2020 presidential election in the second week of July, with the results expected to be announced on July 15, a KMT official said Thursday.

The KMT convened a meeting on Thursday afternoon to discuss the polling process, Lee Che-hua (李哲華), Director of the KMT Organizational Development Committee told reporters.

The five candidates competing for the party's nomination are Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), former New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫), former Taipei County Commissioner Chou Hsi-wei (周錫瑋) and university professor Chang Ya-chung (張亞中).

The meeting was attended by representatives of the candidates, Lee said, adding that it was agreed the polls will be conducted by five polling institutions, including Taiwan Real Survey, TVBS and Shih Hsin University, with each collecting 3000 valid responses, Lee said.    [FULL  STORY]

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