2020 ELECTIONS/Tsai-Lai presidential ticket formally formed

11/17/2019 10:00 AM
President Tsai Ing-wen (right) and her running mate Lai Ching-te
President Tsai Ing-wen (right) and her running mate Lai Ching-te

Taipei, Nov. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party announced Sunday that former Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will be her running mate in her re-election bid in January 2020.

The Tsai-Lai ticket will face challenges from Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), Kaohsiung's mayor and the presidential candidate of the main opposition Kuomintang, and his running mate former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政), as well as People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) and his running mate, Sandra Yu (余湘), the former chairwoman of advertising firm United Communications Group, in the presidential race on Jan. 11.

(By Ku Chuan, Yeh Su-ping and Elizabeth Hsu)

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