ELECTIONS 2022/Election campaigns around Taiwan, Nov. 19

11/19/2022 05:18 PM
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Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃, center) and Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍, third left), who is running for the mayoral race in New Taipei, give thumbs up in Banciao District on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃, center) and Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍, third left), who is running for the mayoral race in New Taipei, give thumbs up in Banciao District on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

Taipei, Nov. 19 (CNA) Candidates continue to step up their campaigning around Taiwan as the local government elections are just one week away.

Here are some of the highlights from the various campaign trails on Saturday.

Taipei

Former Deputy Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊, right), who is running as an independent in the Taipei mayoral race, makes a stop at a vegetable stand to canvass for votes in the Second Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market in Wanhua District on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Former Deputy Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊, right), who is running as an independent in the Taipei mayoral race, makes a stop at a vegetable stand to canvass for votes in the Second Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market in Wanhua District on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
Kuomintang
Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安, front, right) shakes hand with a food vendor at the traditional Fu De Market in Xinyi District while campaigning on Saturday. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文, rear row, right) attends a gathering organized by the Changhua Association of World at the Grand Hyatt Taipei hotel on Saturday, during which she called on attendees to support the ruling Democratic Progressive Party
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文, rear row, right) attends a gathering organized by the Changhua Association of World at the Grand Hyatt Taipei hotel on Saturday, during which she called on attendees to support the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taipei mayoral candidate Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, front row, right). CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

Taoyuan

KMT
KMT's Taoyuan mayor candidate Simon Chang (張善政, fifth right) and local officials pose for a photo with their bicycles at Yong'an Fishing Harbor in Xinwu District on Saturday. Chang said he will be campaigning with a bicycle around northern Taiwan starting with Taoyuan's Zhongli District that evening. Photo courtesy of Chang's campaign office Nov. 19, 2022
Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌, fifth left) attends a campaign event on Saturday at a Taoyuan temple to rally support for the DPP
Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌, fifth left) attends a campaign event on Saturday at a Taoyuan temple to rally support for the DPP's candidate Cheng Yun-peng (鄭運鵬, third right), who is running in the city's mayoral race. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁), who is running for reelection, shakes hand with a man at a fruit and vegetable market in Sanmin District on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Chen
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁), who is running for reelection, shakes hand with a man at a fruit and vegetable market in Sanmin District on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Chen's campaign office Nov. 19, 2022
Supporters dressed in traditional clothing of one of Taiwan
Supporters dressed in traditional clothing of one of Taiwan's Indigenous tribes attend a campaign rally in the city's Cishan District in support of Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) in his mayoral reelection bid Saturday afternoon. CNA photo Nov. 19, 2022

(By Ko Lin)

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