Kaohsiung mayor recall vote coverage
Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) faced a recall vote on June 6, nearly 18 months after he began his four-year term at the end of December 2018.
The mayor of the southern city, the third largest of Taiwan's six special municipalities in terms of population, is the first special municipality head to face a recall vote, according to the Central Election Commission's (CEC's) online database.
Here is CNA's coverage so far:
As of 4:38 p.m., just over half an hour after counting began, the Central Election Commission website showed 11,653 votes in favor of a recall of the Kaohsiung mayor, 436 votes against it.
5 p.m.: 363,516 in favor/10,364 against. 856 of the 1823 polling stations finished counting.
6 p.m.: 928,481 in favor/24,793 against. 1806 of the 1823 polling stations finished counting. Han won the mayoral election with 892,545 votes in November 2018.
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