ELECTIONS 2022/Election campaigns around Taiwan, Nov. 14

11/14/2022 08:40 PM
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Miaoli County officials explain the different colors of the ballots and ballot boxes to be used in Taiwan
Miaoli County officials explain the different colors of the ballots and ballot boxes to be used in Taiwan's local government elections later this month at a press conference on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022

Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Candidates running for local government posts in the Nov. 26 elections are stepping up their campaigns around Taiwan.

Here are some of the highlights from the campaign trail on Monday.

Taipei

Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安, left), who is running for Taipei mayor, gestures the number "six," his number on the ballot, while campaigning with KMT Taipei City Council candidates near the Zhongxiao Xinsheng MRT Station on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安, left), who is running for Taipei mayor, gestures the number "six," his number on the ballot, while campaigning with KMT Taipei City Council candidates near the Zhongxiao Xinsheng MRT Station on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate, former Deputy Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) burns incense and prays at the Songshan Ciyou Temple in Taipei Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate, former Deputy Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) burns incense and prays at the Songshan Ciyou Temple in Taipei Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Former Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, front row, fourth left), the ruling Democratic Progressive Party
Former Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, front row, fourth left), the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) candidate for mayor in Taipei, meets with overseas scholars and female academics who are supporting him, in Taipei on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022

Nantou County

Former DPP Legislator-at-Large Tsai Pei-hui (蔡培慧, front center) wears a glove showing her ballot number "one" when campaigning in Guoxing Township on Monday to head Nantou County. Photo courtesy of Tsai
Former DPP Legislator-at-Large Tsai Pei-hui (蔡培慧, front center) wears a glove showing her ballot number "one" when campaigning in Guoxing Township on Monday to head Nantou County. Photo courtesy of Tsai's campaign office Nov. 14, 2022
KMT Legislator Hsu Shu-hua (許淑華, front), who is running for the top spot in Nantou County, which her party has controlled since 2005, campaigns in Caotun Township on Monday. Photo courtesy of Hsu
KMT Legislator Hsu Shu-hua (許淑華, front), who is running for the top spot in Nantou County, which her party has controlled since 2005, campaigns in Caotun Township on Monday. Photo courtesy of Hsu's campaign office Nov. 14, 2022

Taichung

Incumbent Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕, center) of the KMT waves while campaigning with several candidates from her party in Tanzi District, Taichung, on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Incumbent Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕, center) of the KMT waves while campaigning with several candidates from her party in Tanzi District, Taichung, on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
Deputy Legislative Speaker Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌, second right), the DPP
Deputy Legislative Speaker Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌, second right), the DPP's Taichung mayoral candidate, presents his long-term care policy at a news conference Monday accompanied by DPP lawmakers Chuang Ching-cheng (莊競程, left), Chang Liao Wan-chien (張廖萬堅, second left) and Lin Ching-yi (林靜儀). Photo courtesy of Tsai's campaign headquarters Nov. 14, 2022

Kaohsiung

Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁, right) and DPP Legislator Lee Kun-tse (李昆澤) are part of the ruling party
Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁, right) and DPP Legislator Lee Kun-tse (李昆澤) are part of the ruling party's motorcade campaigning across Kaohsiung on Monday. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
KMT Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Ko Chih-en (柯志恩, second left) speaks to reporters on Monday before campaigning for votes in a motorcade across Kaohsiung later in the day. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022
KMT Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Ko Chih-en (柯志恩, second left) speaks to reporters on Monday before campaigning for votes in a motorcade across Kaohsiung later in the day. CNA photo Nov. 14, 2022

(By Kay Liu)

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