Tsai’s approval rating sinks to new low

FAN BASE:Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has an approval rating of 68.5 percent nationwide, the poll found, with younger and higher-educated people more likely to support him

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 15, 2017
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter

President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) approval rating has dropped to below 30 percent,

Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation chairman You Ying-lung presents the results of the foundation’s monthly opinion poll at a news conference held yesterday in Taipei. Photo: Liu Hsin-de, Taipei Times

the lowest of her presidency, while Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has an approval rating of about 70 percent nationwide, one of the highest for any politician in the nation’s history, according to a monthly poll by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation released yesterday.

Tsai’s approval rating has fallen to 29.8 percent, the lowest since the foundation began tracking her popularity in May last year, with 50 percent of respondents saying they are unsatisfied with the way she leads the government, the third-highest dissatisfaction rate since she took office.

The approval rating of Premier Lin Chuan’s (林全) Cabinet was 28.7 percent, with 59.7 percent of respondents dissatisfied with the Executive Yuan’s performance.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.