2013 Kuomintang chairmanship election

The 2013 Kuomintang chairmanship election (Chinese: 2013年中國國民黨主席選舉) was held on 20 July 2013 in Taiwan with Ma Ying-jeou as the sole candidate. This was the fifth direct election of the chairman in the Kuomintang history. All registered, due-paying KMT party members were eligible to vote.[1]

2013 Kuomintang chairmanship election
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Nominee Ma Ying-jeou
Popular vote 202,750
Percentage 91.85%

Chairman before election

Ma Ying-jeou

Elected Chairman

Ma Ying-jeou

Candidate Total votes cast Percentage of vote
Ma Ying-jeou (W) 202,750 91.85%
Voter turnout 57.86%


In his victory speech, Ma promised to enhance cooperation between Kuomintang and the government, cultivate talent and boost the party's momentum for future elections. He would be inaugurated as the Chairman of Kuomintang in the upcoming party congress scheduled to be held on 29 September 2013.


  Mainland China - CPC General Secretary Xi Jinping congratulated Ma immediately after the election.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Ma secures unopposed re-election as KMT chairman". taipeitimes.com. 21 July 2013.