People First Party (Taiwan)

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People First Party

親民黨
Qīnmíndǎng (Mandarin)
Chhîn-mìn Tóng (Hakka)
LeaderJames Soong
Founded31 March 2000
HeadquartersTaipei, Taiwan
IdeologyLiberal conservatism
Political positionCentre to centre-right
National affiliationPan-Blue Coalition
Legislative Yuan
3 / 113
Local Councillors
8 / 912
Website
pfp.org.tw

The People First Party (PFP, Chinese: 親民黨; pinyin: Qīnmín Dǎng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhin-bîn-tóng) is a center-right political party in Taiwan (Republic of China).

Legislative election[change | change source]

Election Total seats won Total votes Share of votes Seat changes Election leader Status President
2001
46 / 225
1,917,836 20.3% Increase29 seats James Soong Chu-yu 3rd Party Chen Shui-bian
2004
34 / 225
1,350,613 14.78% Decrease12 seats James Soong Chu-yu 3rd Party
2008
1 / 113
28,254 0.3% Decrease33 seats James Soong Chu-yu 4th Party
4th Party Ma Ying-jeou Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg
2012
3 / 113
722,089 5.49% Increase2 seats James Soong Chu-yu 4th Party
2016
3 / 113
794,838 6.52% Steady0 seats James Soong Chu-yu 4th Party Tsai Ing-wen

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