Taiwan elections free, fair: U.S. report

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/06/26
By: Rita Cheng and Y.F. Low

Washington, June 25 (CNA) Elections in Taiwan are free, fair, credible and 201506260010t0001transparent, according to an annual human rights report released Thursday by the U.S. State Department.

Taiwan is governed by a president and a parliament selected in multi-party elections, said the Taiwan section of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014.

In 2012, voters re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou of the Kuomintang to a second four-year term in an election considered free and fair, the report said.

On Nov. 29, 2014, Taiwan voters elected more than 11,000 local government leaders, and observers regarded the elections as credible and transparent.     [FULL  STORY]

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