By: Central News Agency
The four nominees are Kaohsiung High Administrative Court President Yang Hui-chin (楊惠欽), Minister of Examination Tsai Tzung-jen (蔡宗珍), Shieh Ming-yan (謝銘洋), a professor of law at National Taiwan University and Judicial Yuan Secretary-General Lu Tai-lang (呂太郎).
There are 113 seats in the legislature, and nominees must obtain at least half of the votes to consider their motion passed, according to the Constitution.
Only 71 legislators participated in the vote Thursday, while 42 abstained. [FULL STORY]