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Independent claims victory in lawmaker by-election in Kinmen

2019/03/16 17:33:23

Chen Yu-chen

Taipei, March 16 (CNA) Independent candidate Chen Yu-chen (陳玉珍) claimed victory Saturday in a legislative by-election in outlying Kinmen County.

Chen beat her rivals -- opposition Kuomintang candidate Hung Li-ping (洪麗萍) and independent candidates Chen Tsang-chiang (陳滄江), Tsai Hsi-hu (蔡西湖) and Lu Kuan-yu (盧冠宇), as well as the opposition Kinmen Kaoliang Party's Hung Chih-heng (洪志恆).

The results had yet to be confirmed by the Central Election Commission.

(By Huang Min-hui and Frances Huang)
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