KMT to revise its legislators list

AT-LARGE CRITICISM: Despite earlier defending the order in which candidates would be given seats, Wu Den-yih said the list would be redone after members’ complaints

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 15, 2019
By: Ann Maxon  /  Staff reporter

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday said that the party is to hold

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih, center, in white shirt, is surrounded by reporters when he visits KMT Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang, who protests at KMT headquarters in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Shih Hsiao-kuang, Taipei Times

an extraordinary meeting today to adjust its list of legislator-at-large nominees for the Jan. 11 elections amid criticism over its rankings.

Furthermore, his place on the list would be moved down, Wu said on the sidelines of a ceremony of the Taiwan International Invention Award Winners’ Association in Taipei.

The KMT Central Standing Committee on Wednesday approved a 34-person list of at-large nominees.

Since its release, the list has been widely criticized for placing Wu in 10th place, which would almost certainly guarantee him a seat, as the party is expected to garner enough votes for the first 14 or 15 names.    [FULL  STORY]

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