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Incumbent DPP magistrate wins re-election in Yilan County

2014/11/29 20:06:50

Lin Tsung-hsien (right)

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Taipei, Nov. 29 (CNA) Incumbent Yilan County Magistrate Lin Tsung-hsien of the Democratic Progressive Party has won re-election in the northeastern county Saturday, according to TV reports.

Lin, 52, defeated Chiou Shu-ti of the Kuomintang.

A total of 365,138 people were eligible to vote in the county magistrate's race.

Yilan is a traditional DPP stronghold, having been governed by the party for all but four years (2005-2009) since 1981.

(By Lilian Wu; click here for a list of results of this year's local elections)