Date: Aug 08, 2015
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff writer
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday said that it was not worried about presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) declining support rating following People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong’s (宋楚瑜) announcement to join the presidential race.
According to an opinion poll released yesterday by the Chinese-language United Daily News, 36 percent of respondents said they would support Tsai, while 24 percent said they would back Soong, with only 17 percent saying they would vote for Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱). Tsai still leads the poll, the pan-blue camp drew 41 percent of votes, outnumbering support for Tsai. [FULL STORY]