By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
A media report entitled “Taiwan democracy hit by election chill” describes
more aloof voter attitude and chiller elections in Taiwan as the country heads to the polls on Jan 16 to elect its president and legislators.
The author has interviewed a couple of voters to prove her case.
Taxi driver Xu Cong Cheng, 54, said he hasn’t voted in years, and won’t be breaking the spell on Jan 16.
Past and current elections in Taiwan have been predicated on the choice between Taiwan’s independence versus reunification with China, he said. “It’s not our call anyway, us common people. So I’m not interested.”
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