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DPP retains legislative seat in Penghu

2016/01/16 17:57:01

DPP Legislator Yang Yao. (CNA file photo)

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Saturday maintained its hold on the only legislative seat in the offshore county of Penghu, with incumbent Yang Yao (楊曜) declaring victory early.

Yang, who won in the last election four years ago with 23,823 votes, or 53.43 percent of the total, fended off a challenge from Chen Shuang-chuan (陳雙全) of the Kuomintang.

(By Jay Chen; click here for the full coverage of the elections.)