ELECTIONS 2022/Election campaigns around Taiwan, Nov. 22

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Members of the Kaohsiung Student Union stand at the side of the road Tuesday, holding up Chinese characters that call on Kaohsiung citizens to vote in favor of the referendum on lowering the voting age from 20 to 18 on Nov. 26. Photo courtesy of Kaohsiung Student Union Nov. 22, 2022
Members of the Kaohsiung Student Union stand at the side of the road Tuesday, holding up Chinese characters that call on Kaohsiung citizens to vote in favor of the referendum on lowering the voting age from 20 to 18 on Nov. 26. Photo courtesy of Kaohsiung Student Union Nov. 22, 2022


Taipei, Nov. 22 (CNA) Candidates in local government elections around Taiwan continue to hold campaign events across the country in the run-up to the Nov. 26 elections.

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

Taipei

Independent candidate for Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊, left) exercises and canvasses for votes at Youth Park in Wanhua District, Taipei Tuesday morning. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Independent candidate for Taipei Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊, left) exercises and canvasses for votes at Youth Park in Wanhua District, Taipei Tuesday morning. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安, left) and KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) wave to supporters in a campaign motorcade on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安, left) and KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) wave to supporters in a campaign motorcade on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei mayoral candidate Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, center) campaigns with Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德, left) and former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁, right) on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei mayoral candidate Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, center) campaigns with Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德, left) and former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁, right) on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022

Taichung

Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕, right) of the opposition KMT raises three fingers -- her number on the election ballot -- when taking a picture with supporters in a local market as she campaigns for a second term on Tuesday. Photo taken from Lu Shiow-yen
Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕, right) of the opposition KMT raises three fingers -- her number on the election ballot -- when taking a picture with supporters in a local market as she campaigns for a second term on Tuesday. Photo taken from Lu Shiow-yen's Facebook Nov. 22, 2022
DPP Legislator and Taichung mayoral candidate Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌, left) raises two fingers to indicate his election ballot number when campaigning with DPP Taichung City Councilor Tsai Cheng-kuei (蔡成圭) on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
DPP Legislator and Taichung mayoral candidate Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌, left) raises two fingers to indicate his election ballot number when campaigning with DPP Taichung City Councilor Tsai Cheng-kuei (蔡成圭) on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022

Yunlin County

Legislator Liu Chien-kuo (劉建國, fifth right), DPP candidate in the Yunlin magistrate race, canvasses for votes at a rally in Huwei Township on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
Legislator Liu Chien-kuo (劉建國, fifth right), DPP candidate in the Yunlin magistrate race, canvasses for votes at a rally in Huwei Township on Tuesday. CNA photo Nov. 22, 2022
KMT Yunlin Magistrate Chang Li-shan (張麗善, right) greets a vendor in a local market on Tuesday as she campaigns for a second term. Photo taken from Chang Li-shan
KMT Yunlin Magistrate Chang Li-shan (張麗善, right) greets a vendor in a local market on Tuesday as she campaigns for a second term. Photo taken from Chang Li-shan's Facebook Nov. 22, 2022

Chiayi County

Wang Yu-min (王育敏, second right), KMT candidate in the Chiayi magistrate race, is seen in a campaign motorcade on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Wang Yu-min
Wang Yu-min (王育敏, second right), KMT candidate in the Chiayi magistrate race, is seen in a campaign motorcade on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Wang Yu-min's campaign headquarters Nov. 22, 2022
DPP Chiayi Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (翁章梁, center) indicates his election ballot number "two" in a car as he campaigns for votes on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Weng Chang-liang
DPP Chiayi Magistrate Weng Chang-liang (翁章梁, center) indicates his election ballot number "two" in a car as he campaigns for votes on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Weng Chang-liang's campaign headquarters Nov. 22, 2022


(By Chao Yen-hsiang)

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