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KMT loses its only seat in Pingtung County

2016/01/16 18:21:01

Chung Chia-pin (鍾佳濱, left) (From Ruyi Yang's Facebook page)

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) The Kuomintang (KMT) lost its only legislative seat in Pingtung County on Saturday with incumbent Wang Chin-Shih (王進士) conceding defeat to Chung Chia-pin (鍾佳濱) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

A two-term legislator, Wang held one of three legislative seats in the southern county. The other two are held by DPP lawmakers who are running for re-election.

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