Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
With only 84 days left until Taiwan’s next presidential election, none of the presidential
candidates have yet announced their running mates.
Asked if he has set any criteria for his running mate, Eric Chu, chair and presidential candidate of the ruling Kuomintang, said he is keeping an open mind in this regard and invites the public to recommend any good fits. “I haven’t set any criteria for my running mate… But he or she needs to give hope to the people of Taiwan,” he said when he paid a visit to Changhua county on Saturday.
In response to the media speculation that Chu has been mulling over the possibility of sharing a ticket with Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, Chu shrugged off the question, saying Wang is still the Legislative Yuan’s respected leader. [FULL STORY]