By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and Vice President-elect Chen Chien-jen on Friday received the certificate from the Central Election Commission naming them as the winners of the January 16 election.
Tsai and Chen received 6.89 million votes, or 56 percent, leaving Kuomintang leader Eric Liluan Chu behind with 31 percent and People First Party Chairman James Soong with 12 percent.
CEC Chairman Liu I-chou personally delivered the official document to Tsai and Chen Friday, almost a week after the event. [FULL STORY]