2020 Taiwan presidential election

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2020 Taiwan presidential election

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Nominee Tsai Ing-wen Han Kuo-yu
Party DPP Kuomintang

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Taiwan by administrative divisions

Incumbent President

Tsai Ing-wen
DPP



The 15th President and Vice President election of the Republic of China (Chinese: 中華民國第十五屆總統、副總統選舉) will take place in Taiwan on 11 January 2020.[1] Voters will either elect a new President and Vice President or re-elect the incumbents.

The process of presidential primary elections and nominations are likely to be held during the last six months of 2019.

Current President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who was elected in 2016, is running for a second term. The winner of the 2020 presidential election is scheduled to be inaugurated on 20 May 2020.

Candidates[change | change source]

Democratic Progressive Party[change | change source]

Nominees[change | change source]

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2020 Democratic Progressive ticket
Tsai Ing-wen TBA
for President for Vice President
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President of the Republic of China
(2016–present)
TBA

Candidates[change | change source]

William Lai
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President of the Executive Yuan
(2017–2019)
LN: June 13, 2019

Kuomintang[change | change source]

Nominees[change | change source]

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2020 Kuomintang ticket
Han Kuo-yu Chang San-cheng
for President for Vice President
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Mayor of Kaohsiung
(2018–present)
TBA

Candidates[change | change source]

Terry Gou Eric Chu Chou Hsi-wei Chang Ya-chung Wang Jin-pyng Lo Chih-chiang
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Founder and Former Chairman of Foxconn Mayor of New Taipei
(2010–2018)
Magistrate of Taipei County
(2005–2010)
National Taiwan University Professor Member of the Legislative Yuan
(1976–present)
Taipei City Councillor
(2018–present)
LN: July 15, 2019 LN: July 15, 2019 LN: July 15, 2019 LN: July 15, 2019 W: June 6, 2019 W: April 7, 2019
[2] [3] [4] [5] [6][7] [8][9]

People First Party[change | change source]

Potential candidates[change | change source]

Other parties and independents[change | change source]

Potential candidates[change | change source]

Withdrawn candidates[change | change source]

Name Born Current or previous positions Campaign Ref
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Chang San-cheng
24 June 1954 (age 65)
Taipei City, Taiwan
President of the Executive Yuan (2016) Announced: 17 February 2019
Withdrawn: 2 August 2019
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References[change | change source]

  1. Wang, Cheng-chung; Ko, Lin (19 March 2019). "Presidential, legislative elections to be held Jan. 11, 2020". Central News Agency. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  2. Shih, Hsiao-kuang; Hetherington, William (18 April 2019). "Hon Hai's Gou officially enters presidential race". Taipei Times.
  3. 朱立倫卸新北市長 宣布投入2020總統選舉,中央社,2018-12-25
  4. Hsu, Stacy (2 March 2019). "KMT brass might select candidate: Wu". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  5. Maxon, Ann (8 January 2019). "Ex-Hung Hsiu-chu aide eyes presidential run". Taipei Times. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  6. Liu, Kuan-ting; Wang, Flor (6 June 2019). "Wang Jin-pyng drops bid for Taiwan President, bows out of KMT primary". Taiwan News. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  7. "Former legislative speaker announces presidential bid". Central News Agency. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  8. 拋震撼彈!羅智強宣布4階段參選總統! China Times, 26 November 2018
  9. "羅智強宣布不選總統了!要吳敦義「快徵召韓國瑜」". tw.news.yahoo.com.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "宋楚瑜自喻與柯文哲「可頌」2020選總統留伏筆". 世界日報. 2018-08-21.
  11. News, Taiwan. "Taiwan Foxconn founder to consider independen..." Taiwan News. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  12. Lee, Hsin-fang (17 February 2019). "Former premier Simon Chang seeks 2020 presidential run as independent". Taipei Times. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  13. "2019-08-02【POP撞新聞】黃暐瀚專訪張善政:「挺韓、不選2020」!". POP Radio. 2 August 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.