President’s disapproval rating surpasses approval for 1st time: think-tank poll

The China Post
Date: November 11, 2016
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The latest survey released by pan-green-leaning Taiwan Thinktank on Thursday showed disapproval for President Tsai Ing-wen at 42.8 percent, which was slightly above her 40.6 percent approval rating.

“This is the Taiwan Thinktank’s first survey to show a disapproval rating that’s higher than the approval rating for President Tsai,” Taiwan Thinktank polling director Chou Yung-hong said. “But the disapproval figure only led by 2 percentage points.”

Breaking down responses by age shows that people between 20 and 29 years old and over 60 years old indicated the most support for Tsai, at 51.6 percent and 42.6 percent, respectively.

Middle-aged respondents showed the least support.    [FULL  STORY]

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