2020 Taiwanese legislative election

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The 2020 Taiwanese legislative election was held on 11 January 2020 for all 113 seats to the Legislative Yuan concurrently with the 15th presidential election in Taiwan.[2] The term of the Legislative Yuan will begin on 1 February 2020.

2020 Taiwanese legislative election

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All 113 seats in the Legislative Yuan
57 seats needed for a majority
Registered19,221,861[a][1]
Turnout74.9% Increase 8.6 pp
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Cho Jung-tai election infobox.jpg Wu Den-yih election infobox.jpg Ko Wen-je election infobox.jpg
Leader Cho Jung-tai Wu Den-yih Ko Wen-je
Party DPP Kuomintang Taiwan People's
Alliance Pan-Green Pan-Blue None
Leader since 9 January 2019 20 August 2017 6 August 2019
Last election 68 seats, 44.1%[c] 35 seats, 26.9%[c] Did not stand[b]
Seats won 61 38 5
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 3 Increase 5
Popular vote 4,811,241[c] 4,723,504[c] 1,588,806[c]
Percentage 33.9% 33.3% 11.2%
Swing Decrease 10.2 pp Increase 6.4 pp New party
Constituency votes 6,332,168 5,633,749 264,478

  Fourth party Fifth party
  徐永明肖像.jpg Chen Yi-chi election infobox.jpg
Leader Hsu Yung-ming Chen Yi-chi
Party New Power Statebuilding
Alliance None Pan-Green
Leader since 21 August 2019 15 May 2016
Last election 5 seats, 6.1%[c] Did not stand[b]
Seats won 3 1
Seat change Decrease 2 Increase 1
Popular vote 1,098,100[c] 447,286[c]
Percentage 7.7% 3.1%
Swing Increase 1.6 pp New party
Constituency votes 141,952 141,503

Legislative Yuan election map 2020.svg
Elected member party by seat

President before election

Su Jia-chyuan
DPP

Elected President

TBD

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lost seven seats but retained a majority of 61 seats in the Legislative Yuan. The Kuomintang gained three seats, winning 38. The New Power Party won three seats, down from five in the last election. The Taiwan People's Party and Taiwan Statebuilding Party entered the Legislative Yuan with five seats and one seat, respectively, with five independent candidates winning their seats and the People First Party losing all of their seats.

Electoral systemEdit

Members were elected by parallel voting.

Constituency changesEdit

In 2019, after negotiations between the Presidents of the Executive and Legislative Yuans, changes to the electoral divisions include:[3]

  • Kaoshiung and Pingtung each lost a seat.
  • Tainan and Hsinchu County each gained a seat.
  • The boundary between Taichung II and Taichung VII was adjusted.

Contesting parties and candidatesEdit

Party General seats Aboriginal seats Party list Total
Democratic Progressive Party 67 2 33 102
Kuomintang 71 5 31 107
Taiwan People's Party 17 28 45
New Power Party 5 11 16
Taiwan Statebuilding Party 10 6 16
People First Party 10 22 32
Green Party 10 1 6 17
New Party 10 10
Taiwan Action Party Alliance 11 5 16
Stabilizing Force Party 9 2 10 21
Taiwan Solidarity Union 7 7
Congress Party Alliance 13 6 19
Chinese Unification Promotion Party 10 7 17
Interfaith Union 12 8 20
Formosa Alliance 10 2 6 18
Labor Party 10 2 12
United Action Alliance 10 2 8 20
Taiwan Renewal Party 11 1 6 18
Sovereign State for Formosa & Pescadores Party 9 1 4 14
Taiwan Labor Party 3 3
Independent 86 5 91
Others 26 0 0 26
Total 410 21 216 647

Opinion pollingEdit

ResultsEdit

Full resultsEdit

Summary of the 11 January 2020 Legislative Yuan election results
 
Parties Constituency Reserved
seats
PR Block Total seats
Votes % ±pp Seats Votes % ±pp Seats Seats ± % ±pp
Democratic Progressive Party 6,332,168 45.60  1.01 46 2 4,811,241 33.98  10.08 13 61   7 53.98  6.20
Kuomintang 5,633,749 40.57  1.68 22 3 4,723,504 33.36  6.45 13 38   3 33.63  2.66
Taiwan People's Party 264,478 1.90 New 0 0 1,588,806 11.22 New 5 5   5 4.42 New
New Power Party 141,952 1.02  1.87 0 0 1,098,100 7.75  1.64 3 3   2 2.65  1.77
People First Party 60,614 0.44  0.88 0 0 518,921 3.66  2.86 0 0   3 0.00  2.65
Taiwan Statebuilding Party 141,503 1.02 New 1 0 447,286 3.16 New 0 1   1 0.88 New
Green Party 38,224 0.28 New 0 0 341,465 2.41  0.12 0 0   0.00  0.00
New Party 0 0 147,373 1.04  3.14 0 0   0.00  0.00
Taiwan Action Party Alliance 20,134 0.15 New 0 0 143,617 1.01 New 0 0   0.00 New
Stabilizing Force Party 26,182 0.19 New 0 0 94,563 0.67 New 0 0   0.00 New
Taiwan Solidarity Union 0 0 50,435 0.36 New 0 0   0.00 New
Congress Party Alliance 81,508 0.59 New 0 0 40,331 0.28 New 0 0   0.00 New
Chinese Unification Promotion Party 8,790 0.06 New 0 0 32,966 0.23 New 0 0   0.00 New
Interfaith Union 7,702 0.06 New 0 0 31,117 0.22 New 0 0   0.00 New
Formosa Alliance 9,207 0.07 New 0 0 29,324 0.21 New 0 0   0.00 New
Labor Party 13,694 0.10 New 0 0 19,941 0.14 New 0 0   0.00 New
United Action Alliance 14,817 0.11 New 0 0 17,515 0.12 New 0 0   0.00 New
Taiwan Renewal Party 36,871 0.27 New 0 0 11,952 0.08 New 0 0   0.00 New
Sovereign State for Formosa & Pescadores Party 5,697 0.04 New 0 0 11,681 0.08 New 0 0   0.00 New
Others parties 34,791 0.25 0 0 - - - 0 0
Independent 1,013,347 7.30 4 1 - - - 0 5   1 4.42  3.54
Blank and invalid votes 244,571 296,155
Total 14,129,999 100.00 73 6 14,456,293 100.00 34 113
Registered voters/turnout 18,806,913 75.13 19,312,105 74.86
Central Election Commission

Results

  Kuomintang (33.3%)
  New Power Party (7.7%)
  Independent (1.9%)
  Others (9.9%)
Total 113 Legislative Yuan seats
DPP
54.0%
KMT
33.6%
TPP
4.4%
NPP
2.7%
TSP
0.9%
IND
4.4%
Party-list vote
DPP
33.9%
KMT
33.3%
TPP
11.2%
NPP
7.7%
TSP
3.1%
IND
1.9%
OTH
9.9%

Results by constituencyEdit

Constituency Incumbent Candidates Results
Winner First runner-up
Taipei City I Rosalia Wu (DPP) Rosalia Wu (DPP) Wang Chih-ping (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Ho Chih-wei (DPP) Ho Chih-wei (DPP) Sun Ta-chien (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
III Chiang Wan-an (KMT) Chiang Wan-an (KMT) Enoch Wu (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
IV Lee Yen-hsiu (KMT) Kao Chia-yu (DPP) Lee Yen-hsiu (KMT) DPP gain
V Freddy Lim (independent) Freddy Lim (independent) Lin Yu-fang (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VI Chiang Nai-shin (KMT) Lin Yi-hua (KMT) Hsieh Peifen (DPP) KMT hold
VII Fai Hrong-tai (KMT) Fai Hrong-tai (KMT) Hsu Shu-hua (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
VIII Lai Shyh-bao (KMT) Lai Shyh-bao (KMT) Ruan Jhao-syong (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
New Taipei City I Lu Sun-ling (DPP) Hung Mong-kai (KMT) Lu Sun-ling (DPP) KMT gain
II Lin Shu-fen (DPP) Lin Shu-fen (DPP) Huang Keui-lan (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
III Yu Tian (DPP) Yu Tian (DPP) Le Weng Yueh-e (independent) Incumbent re-elected
IV Wu Ping-jui (DPP) Wu Ping-jui (DPP) Chen Ming-i (KMT) DPP hold
V Su Chiao-hui (DPP) Su Chiao-hui (DPP) Huang Chih-hsiung (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VI Chang Hung-lu (DPP) Chang Hung-lu (DPP) Lin Kuo-chun (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VII Lo Chih-cheng (DPP) Lo Chih-cheng (DPP) Ko Chihen (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VIII Chiang Yung-chang (DPP) Chiang Yung-chang (DPP) Chiu Feng-yao (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
IX Lin Te-fu (KMT) Lin Te-fu (KMT) Tsai Mu-lin (DPP) KMT hold
X Wu Chi-ming (DPP) Wu Chi-ming (DPP) Lin Cjin-chieh (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
XI Lo Ming-tsai (KMT) Lo Ming-tsai (KMT) Chang Ming-yu (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
XII Huang Kuo-chang (NPP) Lai Pin-yu (DPP) Lee Yong-ping (KMT) DPP gain
Taoyuan City I Cheng Yun-peng (DPP) Cheng Yun-peng (DPP) Chen Ken-te (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Chen Lai Su-mei (DPP) Huang Shier-Chieh (DPP) Wu Chih-yang (KMT) DPP hold
III Chen Shei-saint (KMT) Lu Ming Che (KMT) Peng Chun-hao (DPP) KMT hold
IV Cheng Pao-ching (DPP) Wan Mei-ling (KMT) Cheng Pao-ching (DPP) KMT gain
V Lu Yu-ling (KMT) Lu Yu-ling (KMT) Chiang Chieh-an (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
VI Chao Cheng-yu (independent) Chao Cheng-yu (independent) Chen Shei-saint (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Taichung City I Tsai Chi-chang (DPP) Tsai Chi-chang (DPP) Lin Jia-xin (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Yen Kuan-heng (KMT) Chen Po-wei (Statebuilding) Yen Kuan-heng (KMT) Statebuilding gain
III Hung Tzu-yung (Nonpartisan) Yang Chiung-ying (KMT) Hong Ci-yong (independent) KMT gain
IV Chang Liao Wan-chien (DPP) Chang Liao Wan-chien (DPP) Huang Hsing-hui (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
V Shen Chih-hwii (KMT) Zhuang Ching-cheng (DPP) Shen Chih-hwei (KMT) DPP gain
VI Huang Kuo-shu (DPP) Huang Kuo-shu (DPP) Lee Chung (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VII Ho Hsin-chun (DPP) Ho Hsin-chun (DPP) Chuang Zi-fu (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
VIII Johnny Chiang (KMT) Johnny Chiang (KMT) Weng Mei-chun (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
Tainan City I Yeh Yi-jin (DPP) Lai Huei-yuen (DPP) Tsai Yu-hui (KMT) DPP hold
II Kuo Kuo-wen (DPP) Kuo Kuo-wen (DPP) Lee Wu-lung (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
III Chen Ting-fei (DPP) Chen Ting-fei (DPP) Tung Hsiao-yun (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
IV Lin Jun-xian (DPP) Lin I-chin (DPP) Lin Yen-chu (KMT) DPP hold
V Wang Ding-yu (DPP) Lin Jun-xian (DPP) Tsai Shu-hui (KMT) DPP hold
VI New constituency Wang Ding-yu (DPP) Hung Hsiu-chu (KMT) DPP hold
Kaohsiung City I Chiu Yi-ying (DPP) Chiu Yi-ying (DPP) Wang Ling-jiao (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Chiu Chih-wei (DPP) Chiu Chih-wei (DPP) Huang Yun-han (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
III Liu Shyh-fang (DPP) Liu Shyh-fang (DPP) Huang Chao-shun (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
IV Lin Tai-hua (DPP) Lin Tai-hua (DPP) Hsu Ching-huang (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
V Kuan Bi-ling (DPP) Lee Kun-tse (DPP) Huang Po-lin (KMT) DPP hold
VI Lee Kun-tse (DPP) Chao Tien-lin (DPP) Chen Meiya (KMT) DPP hold
VII Chao Tien-lin (DPP) Hsu Chih-chieh (DPP) Li Ya-ching (KMT) DPP hold
VIII Hsu Chih-chieh (DPP) Lai Jui-lung (DPP) Chen Li-na (KMT) DPP hold
Hsinchu County I New constituency Lin Wei-chou (KMT) Chou Chiang-chieh (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
II New constituency Lin Si-ming (KMT) Lin Szu-ming (DPP) KMT gain
Miaoli County I Chen Chao-ming (KMT) Chen Chao-ming (KMT) Luo Gui-xing (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
II Hsu Chih-jung (KMT) Hsu Chih-jung (KMT) Xu Ding-zhen (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
Changhua County I Ko Cheng-fang (KMT) Chen Hsiu-bao (DPP) Ke Cheng-fang (KMT) DPP gain
II Huang Hsiu-fang (DPP) Huang Hsiu-fang (DPP) Chang Han-tien (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
III Hung Chun-yi (DPP) Xie Yi-feng (KMT) Hyng Chun-yi (DPP) KMT gain
IV Chen Su-yueh (DPP) Chen Su-yueh (DPP) Hsiao Ching-tien (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Nantou County I Ma Wen-chun (KMT) Ma Wen-chun (KMT) Tsai Pei-hui (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
II Hsu Shu-hua (KMT) Hsu Shu-hua (KMT) Chen Gui-you (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
Yunlin County I Su Chin-feng (DPP) Su Chin-feng (DPP) Chang Chia-chun (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Liu Chien-kuo (DPP) Liu Chien-kuo (DPP) Hsieh Shu-ya (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Chiayi County I Tsai Yi-yu (DPP) Tsai Yi-yu (DPP) Wang Chi-li (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
II Chen Ming-wen (DPP) Chen Ming-wen (DPP) Lin Kuo-ching (independent) Incumbent re-elected
Pingtung County I Su Chen-ching (DPP) Chung Chia-pin (DPP) Yeh Shou-shan (KMT) DPP hold
II Chung Chia-pin (DPP) Su Chen-ching (independent)'[4] Chou Chia-chi (KMT) DPP hold
Yilan County Chen Ou-po (DPP) Chen Ou-po (DPP) Lu Kuo-hua (KMT) DPP hold
Hualien County Hsiao Bi-khim (DPP) Fu Kun-chi (independent) Hsiao Bi-khim (DPP) Independent gain
Taitung County Liu Chao-how (DPP) Liu Chao-how (DPP) Chang Chih-ming (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Penghu County Yang Yao (DPP) Yang Yao (DPP) Ou Zhong-kai (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Kinmen County Chen Yu-chen (KMT) Chen Yu-chen (KMT) Chen Fu-hai (independent) Incumbent re-elected
Lienchiang County Cheng Hsueh-sheng (KMT) Cheng Hsueh-sheng (KMT) Tsao Erh-chung (independent) Incumbent re-elected
Keelung City Cai Shi-ying (DPP) Cai Shi-ying (DPP) Song Wei-li (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Hsinchu City Ker Chien-ming (DPP) Cheng Cheng-chien (KMT) Cheng Hung-huei (DPP) KMT gain
Chiayi City Lee Chun-yi (DPP) Wang Mei-hui (DPP) Fu Ta-wei (KMT) DPP hold
Lowland Aborigine Sra Kacaw (KMT) Sra Kacaw (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Liao Kuo-tung (KMT) Liao Kuo-tung (KMT) Incumbent re-elected
Chen Ying (DPP) Chen Ying (DPP) Incumbent re-elected
Highland Aborigine Kao Chin Su-mei (NPSU) Kao Chin Su-mei (independent)[d] Incumbent re-elected
Chien Tung-ming (KMT) Saidai Tarovecahe (DPP) DPP gain
Kung Wen-chi (KMT) Kung Wen-chi (KMT) Incumbent re-elected

Results by party-listEdit

2020 Taiwanese legislative party list results
S/N Party Votes 1st Round
%
2nd Round
%
Elected members Seats (±)
1 United Action Alliance 17,515 0.12 0 (  0)
2 Chinese Unification Promotion Party 32,966 0.23 0 (  0)
3 People First Party 518,921 3.66 0 (  3)
4 Stabilizing Force Party 94,563 0.67 0 (  0)
5 Taiwan Statebuilding Party 447,286 3.16 0 (  0)
6 New Power Party 1,098,100 7.75 8.98 Chen Jiau-hua, Chiu Hsien-chih, Wang Wan-yu 3 (  1)
7 New Party 147,373 1.04 0 (  0)
8 Formosa Alliance 29,324 0.21 0 (  0)
9 Kuomintang 4,723,504 33.36 38.65 Tseng Ming-chung, Yeh Yu-lan, Stacey Lee, Wu Sz-huai, Cheng Li-wen, Lin Wen-jui, Liao Wan-ju, Wong Chung-chun, Wu I-ding, Chen I-hsin, Chang Yu-mei, Lee De-wei, Wen Yu-hsia 13 (  2)
10 Taiwan Action Party Alliance 143,617 1.01 0 (  0)
11 Labour Party 19,941 0.14 0 (  0)
12 Green Party 341,465 2.41 0 (  0)
13 Interfaith Union 31,117 0.22 0 (  0)
14 Democratic Progressive Party 4,811,241 33.98 39.37 Wu Yu-chin, Hung Sun-han, Fan Yun, Low Meei-ling, Chiu Tai-yuan, Chou Chun-mi, Yu Shyi-kun, Ker Chien-ming, Kuan Bi-ling, Chuang Jui-hsiung, Shen Fa-hui, Lin Chu-yin, Tang Hui-jen 13 (  5)
15 Taiwan People's Party 1,588,806 11.22 13.00 Lai Xiang-ling, Jang Chyi-lu, Gao Hong-an, Qiu Chen-yuan, Cai Bi-ru 5 (  5)
16 Taiwan Renewal Party 11,952 0.08 0 (  0)
17 Sovereign State for Formosa & Pescadores Party 11,681 0.08 0 (  0)
18 Congress Party Alliance 40,331 0.28 0 (  0)
19 Taiwan Solidarity Union 50,435 0.36 0 (  0)
Blank and invalid votes 296,155
Total 14,456,293 100.00 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 19,312,105 74.86

Result of aboriginal constituenciesEdit

Result in aboriginal constituencies[6][7][8][9]
Parties Lowlands Highlands Total +/-
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Kuomintang 78,153 64.12 2 50,093 34.61 1 3 -1
Democratic Progressive Party 25,843 21.20 1 25,772 17.81 1 2 +1
Green Party 1,163 0.80 0 0 0
Stabilizing Force Party 1,273 1.04 0 1,241 0.86 0 0 0
Formosa Alliance 2,958 2.42 0 577 0.40 0 0 0
United Action Alliance 1,029 0.84 0 0 0
Taiwan Renewal Party 5,020 4.12 0 0 0
Sovereign State for Formosa & Pescadores Party 366 0.25 0 0 0
Independents 7,604 6.24 0 65,512 45.27 1 1 +1
Valid votes 121,880 97.89 144,724 98.07
Blank and invalid 2,624 2.11 2,848 1.93
Total 124,504 100 3 147,572 100 3 6 0
Abstentions 75,329 37.70 67,543 31.40
Registered voters / participation 199,833 62.30 215,115 68.60

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Constituency electorate; party-list electorate size was 19,312,105
  2. ^ a b Not yet established
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Party-list election
  4. ^ Kao Chin Su-mei ran as an Independent in the election, but she is affiliated to the NPSU[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "選舉分析明細類". cec.gov.tw (in Chinese). Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  2. ^ Wang, Cheng-chung; Ko, Lin (19 March 2019). "Presidential, legislative elections to be held Jan. 11, 2020". Central News Agency. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  3. ^ 蘇嘉全、賴清德協商立委選區定案 僅屏東再微調 Mirror Media, 7 January 2019 (in Chinese)
  4. ^ Su holds a DPP membership, but ran as an independent candidate in this election Su's original party, DPP, supported Su by not nominating its own candidate
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference TaiElect2020 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ "The 15th Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and The 10th Legislator Election". www.cec.gov.tw. Retrieved 12 January 2020..
  7. ^ "The 15th Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and The 10th Legislator Election". www.cec.gov.tw. Retrieved 12 January 2020..
  8. ^ "The 15th Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and The 10th Legislator Election". www.cec.gov.tw. Retrieved 12 January 2020..
  9. ^ "The 15th Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and The 10th Legislator Election". www.cec.gov.tw. Retrieved 12 January 2020..