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The Elections for the 2nd Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan (officially the Republic of China) on 19 December 1992.[1][2]

1992 Taiwan legislative election

← 1989 19 December 1992 1995 →

All 162 seats to the Legislative Yuan
82 seats needed for a majority
Turnout72.02%
  Majority party Minority party
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Leader Lee Teng-hui Hsu Hsin-liang
Party Kuomintang DPP
Seats won 102 51
Seat change Increase1 Increase30
Popular vote 5,030,725 2,944,195
Percentage 53.02% 31.03%

Taiwan Legislative Election 1992 constituencies.svg
Popular vote of each constituency

President before election

Liang Su-yung
Kuomintang

Elected President

Liu Sung-pan
Kuomintang

BackgroundEdit

This was the first direct legislative election in Taiwan. The result was a victory for the ruling party Kuomintang, which won 95 of the 161 seats. Voter turnout was 72.0%.

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Kuomintang 5,030,725 53.0 95 +1
Democratic Progressive Party 2,944,195 31.0 51 +30
Chinese Social Democratic Party 126,313 1.3 1 New
Workers' Party 32,349 0.3 0 New
Labor Party 11,224 0.1 0 New
Truth Party 6,545 0.1 0 New
China Unity Party 1,438 0.0 0 New
PMP 1,221 0.0 0 New
Chinese Youth Party 1,035 0.0 0 –1
National Revival Party 886 0.0 0 New
China All People Welfare Party 677 0.0 0 New
China Democratic Socialist Party 418 0.0 0 New
China Great Harmony Democratic Party 201 0.0 0 New
China Justice Party 90 0.0 0 New
Independents 1,331,555 14.0 14 0
Invalid/blank votes 177,249
Total 9,666,021 100 161 +31
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p535 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ http://ips.sagepub.com/content/17/1/13