ELECTIONS 2022/Election campaigns around Taiwan, Nov. 18

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Chief Prosecutor of Chiayi District Prosecutors Office Chang Hsiao-wen (張曉雯, front, third left) warns people against vote buying at a road intersection in the southern Taiwan city of Chiayi on Friday. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
Chief Prosecutor of Chiayi District Prosecutors Office Chang Hsiao-wen (張曉雯, front, third left) warns people against vote buying at a road intersection in the southern Taiwan city of Chiayi on Friday. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022

Taipei, Nov. 18 (CNA) Candidates running for local government posts in the Nov. 26 elections continue to step up campaigning around Taiwan.

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

Miaoli County

The five candidates in the Miaoli County Magistrate race -- independent Chung Tung-chin (鍾東錦, from left), independent Wu Sheng-sheng (吳盛聖), Democratic Progressive Party
The five candidates in the Miaoli County Magistrate race -- independent Chung Tung-chin (鍾東錦, from left), independent Wu Sheng-sheng (吳盛聖), Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Hsu Ting-chen (徐定禎), Kuomintang's (KMT) Hsieh Fu-hung (謝福弘), and New Power Party's (NPP) Sung Kuo-ting (宋國鼎) -- take a group picture in the northern Taiwan county before a televised policy presentation on Friday. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
The KMT
The KMT's Hsieh Fu-hung says Friday that the election is not only a battle between the KMT and DPP, but also a test of voters' moral values. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
The NPP
The NPP's Sung Kuo-ting canvasses for votes on Friday by highlighting his honesty, integrity and capability. Nov. 18, 2022
The DPP
The DPP's Hsu Ting-chen says Friday that he will strengthen the connection between Miaoli County and the central government, which will expedite the implementation of more policies. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
Independent Chung Tung-chin underscores the development of tourism and technology in his policy presentation on Friday. Photo courtesy of Miaoli County Election Commission Nov. 18, 2022
Independent Chung Tung-chin underscores the development of tourism and technology in his policy presentation on Friday. Photo courtesy of Miaoli County Election Commission Nov. 18, 2022
Independent Wu Sheng-sheng says Friday that he hopes to end the long-term control of Miaoli County by the KMT and DPP, and promises to use his experiences to encourage the establishment of profitable industry in the county. Photo courtesy of Miaoli County Election Commission Nov. 18, 2022
Independent Wu Sheng-sheng says Friday that he hopes to end the long-term control of Miaoli County by the KMT and DPP, and promises to use his experiences to encourage the establishment of profitable industry in the county. Photo courtesy of Miaoli County Election Commission Nov. 18, 2022

Changhua County

Changhua County Magistrate Wang Hui-mei (王惠美, center) of the KMT campaigns for a second term on Friday. Photo courtesy of Wang Hui-mei
Changhua County Magistrate Wang Hui-mei (王惠美, center) of the KMT campaigns for a second term on Friday. Photo courtesy of Wang Hui-mei's campaign office Nov. 18, 2022
Campaign manager Chiu Chien-fu (邱建富, front, first right) for DPP Legislator and candidate for Changhua County Magistrate Huang Shiou-fang (黃秀芳), hold a press conference Friday calling on KMT incumbent magistrate Wang Hui-mei to condemn violence, after a DPP candidate for township head in the county was attacked by an official working for the incumbent KMT township head. Photo courtesy of Huang Shiou-fang
Campaign manager Chiu Chien-fu (邱建富, front, first right) for DPP Legislator and candidate for Changhua County Magistrate Huang Shiou-fang (黃秀芳), hold a press conference Friday calling on KMT incumbent magistrate Wang Hui-mei to condemn violence, after a DPP candidate for township head in the county was attacked by an official working for the incumbent KMT township head. Photo courtesy of Huang Shiou-fang's campaign office Nov. 18, 2022

Chiayi County

DPP incumbent Chiayi County Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (翁章梁, right), who is seeking a second term, takes a picture with Wang Yu-min (王育敏, left) of the opposition KMT and the presentation host prior to a televised policy presentation on Friday morning. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
DPP incumbent Chiayi County Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (翁章梁, right), who is seeking a second term, takes a picture with Wang Yu-min (王育敏, left) of the opposition KMT and the presentation host prior to a televised policy presentation on Friday morning. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
Chiayi County Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (left) of the DPP chats with his main opponent in the local magistrate race, KMT candidate Wang Yu-min, on Friday before a televised policy presentation. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
Chiayi County Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (left) of the DPP chats with his main opponent in the local magistrate race, KMT candidate Wang Yu-min, on Friday before a televised policy presentation. CNA photo Nov. 18, 2022
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(By Chao Yen-hsiang)

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