Taiwan News: Taiwanese-Americans Win US Seats, AIT Pledges US Support

Your daily bulletin of Taiwan news, courtesy of ICRT.

The News Lens
Date: 2018/11/08
By: International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT)

Three Taiwanese-Americans won electoral races in New York, including former New York

US Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) | Credit: Reuters / Mike Segar

City comptroller John Liu (劉醇逸), who will become New York’s first Taiwan-born state senator.

U.S. Representative Grace Meng (孟昭文) easily won her fourth term serving New York’s 6th congressional district, winning 91 percent of the vote to secure re-election to the House of Representatives.

Taipei-born Niou Yuh-line (牛毓琳) also won re-election to her seat in the New York State Assembly.

American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty said the results of the United States midterm elections would not affect the country’s policy towards Taiwan.

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