ELECTIONS 2022/Election campaigns around Taiwan, Nov. 15

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People supporting incumbent Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) wave flags decorated with Chen
People supporting incumbent Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) wave flags decorated with Chen's campaign slogan on the roadside as Chen's campaign motorcade passing on Tuesday afternoon. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) Candidates in local government elections around Taiwan continue to hold campaign events across the country in the buildup to election day on Nov. 26.

Here are some of the highlights on the campaign trail on Tuesday.

Taipei

Shih Fang-hsuan (石舫亘, center), wife of the Kuomintang
Shih Fang-hsuan (石舫亘, center), wife of the Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), campaigns for her husband at a farmers market in Da'an District Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Chiang Wan-an's campaign headquarters Nov. 15, 2022
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) draws lots Tuesday that will determine the order of speakers at a televised policy presentation later that day. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) draws lots Tuesday that will determine the order of speakers at a televised policy presentation later that day. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022
DPP candidate for Taipei mayor Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, front, third right) asks for citizens
DPP candidate for Taipei mayor Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, front, third right) asks for citizens' support at a religious procession organized by Manka Qingshan Temple in Wanhua District Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022

Hsinchu City

KMT candidate for Hsinchu mayor Lin Ken-jeng (林耕仁, center) stands in a campaign motorcar and raises three fingers -- representing his number in the election race -- accompanied by KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫, left) and KMT lawmaker Cheng Cheng-chien (鄭正鈐). CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022
KMT candidate for Hsinchu mayor Lin Ken-jeng (林耕仁, center) stands in a campaign motorcar and raises three fingers -- representing his number in the election race -- accompanied by KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫, left) and KMT lawmaker Cheng Cheng-chien (鄭正鈐). CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022
DPP candidate for Hsinchu mayor Shen Hui-hung (沈慧虹) holds up two fish during her visit to a local seafood market on Tuesday. Photo taken from Shen Hui-hung
DPP candidate for Hsinchu mayor Shen Hui-hung (沈慧虹) holds up two fish during her visit to a local seafood market on Tuesday. Photo taken from Shen Hui-hung's Facebook Nov. 15, 2022
Taiwan People
Taiwan People's Party Legislator Kao Hung-an (高虹安, second right) campaigns in the Hsinchu mayoral race on Tuesday, raising a card that shows her election number "six" as her campaign motorcade makes its way through the city. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022

Tainan

Tainan mayoral candidate Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介, front left) of the KMT speaks on a street in Madou District Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Hsieh Lung-chieh
Tainan mayoral candidate Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介, front left) of the KMT speaks on a street in Madou District Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Hsieh Lung-chieh's campaign headquarters Nov. 15, 2022
DPP Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲, left), who is seeking his second term, canvasses for votes in a motorcade Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Huang Wei-che
DPP Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲, left), who is seeking his second term, canvasses for votes in a motorcade Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Huang Wei-che's campaign headquarters Nov. 15, 2022

Taitung County

Taitung County magistrate Yao Ching-ling (饒慶鈴, front, fourth right), who is seeking her second term under the KMT
Taitung County magistrate Yao Ching-ling (饒慶鈴, front, fourth right), who is seeking her second term under the KMT's flag, poses with KMT Taitung City Councilor Chen Ming-feng (陳銘風, front, third right), who is running for the post of Taitung City mayor, at Chen's campaign headquarters on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Yao Ching-ling's campaign office Nov. 15, 2022
DPP candidate for Taitung County magistrate Liu Chao-hao (劉櫂豪, front, third right) is joined by the Minister of the Council of Indigenous People Icyang Parod (front, fourth right) at a campaign event on Tuesday. They appealed for the support of local Indigenous people. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022
DPP candidate for Taitung County magistrate Liu Chao-hao (劉櫂豪, front, third right) is joined by the Minister of the Council of Indigenous People Icyang Parod (front, fourth right) at a campaign event on Tuesday. They appealed for the support of local Indigenous people. CNA photo Nov. 15, 2022

(By Chao Yen-hsiang)

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