Photo of the Day: Taiwanese Americans rally for Biden in Taipei

Taiwanese American groups supporting Joe Biden gather at Liberty Square in Taipei

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/10/24
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(Taiwan News photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Americans living in Taiwan held a rally in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 24) to garner support for Joe Biden in the coming U.S. presidential election.

The event was organized by Taiwanese Americans for Biden and Indivisible Taiwan and was held at noon on Saturday in front of the main gate at Liberty Square, which is situated next to Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei's Zhongzheng District. Organizers estimate the event was attended by 30 people, who originated from states such as Florida, California, Maryland, Oregon, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Washington D.C.

The rally, titled "Taiwanese Americans and Indivisible Taiwan Rally for Biden on National Day of Action," was held simultaneously with seven other events in the U.S. and will be the only one overseas. Everyone who was questioned on the scene told Taiwan News they had already mailed, emailed, or faxed their ballot.

41or Taiwanese Americans for Biden, this was the first official group event held in Taiwan since its founding. The grassroots volunteer organization was created in September and has joined Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) for Biden as one of more than 14 official affinity groups.

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