2020 Taiwan presidential election

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2020 Taiwanese presidential election

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Registered19,311,105
Turnout74.9% Increase 8.6 pp
  Tsai Ing-wen election infobox.png 高雄市長 韓國瑜.jpg James Soong election infobox.jpg
Nominee Tsai Ing-wen Han Kuo-yu James Soong
Party DPP Kuomintang People First
Running mate William Lai Chang San-cheng Sandra Yu
Popular vote 8,170,231 5,522,119 608,590
Percentage 57.1% 38.6% 4.3%

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Leading candidates and vote share by administrative division

President before election

Tsai Ing-wen
DPP

Elected 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) took place in Taiwan on 11 January 2020.[1] Voters re-elected President and Vice President.

The process of presidential primary elections and nominations were held during the last six months of 2019.

Current President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who was elected in 2016, won re-election. She 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 William Lai
for President for Vice President
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President of the Republic of China
(2016–present)
Premier of the Republic of China
(2017–2019)

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)
Premier of the Republic of China
(2016)

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]

Nominees[change | change source]

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2020 People First ticket
James Soong Sandra Yu
for President for Vice President
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Governor of Taiwan
(1994–1998)
United Communications Group chairwoman
(2009–2018)

Other parties and independents[change | change source]

Withdrawn candidates[change | change source]

Polling[change | change source]

Opinion pollings of the 2020 Taiwanese presidential election between Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and James Soong.

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. Lee, Hsin-fang (17 February 2019). "Former premier Simon Chang seeks 2020 presidential run as independent". Taipei Times. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  11. 2019-08-02【POP撞新聞】黃暐瀚專訪張善政:「挺韓、不選2020」!. POP Radio (in Chinese). 2 August 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  12. Chen, Yu-fu (3 July 2019). "New Party candidate vows to target 'woman' Tsai". Taipei Times. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  13. 總統連署未達門檻 新黨楊世光宣布改挺韓國瑜. FTV News (in Chinese). 1 November 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  14. Wu, Chun-feng; Yang, Chun-hui; Chung, Jake (18 September 2019). "Ex-vice president Lu to run for president". Taipei Times. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  15. Huang, Rei-hung; Ko, Lin (2 November 2019). "Former Taiwan vice president abandons presidential bid". Central News Agency. Retrieved 2 November 2019.