Jul 28, 2019 General Comments Off on Tsai’s presidential election headquarters to open in October
Taipei, The national election campaign headquarters of President Tsai Ingwen who is running for reelection in Taiwan's January 2020 presidential election, is expected to officially open in October at the earliest, according to Lin Hsiyao Tsai's campaign manger, on Sunday.
Lin, a former vice premier, made the announcement after Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuoyu was officially nominated the presidential candidate of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) at the party's national congress earlier that day.
The headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which Tsai is representing and a central campaign office will be responsible for organizing the presidential and legislative election campaigns, coordinating with the Presidential Office, the Executive Yuan and the DPP legislative caucus, according to Lin.
Taiwan is scheduled to hold presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 11 next year.
Meanwhile, regional campaign offices will be established in legislative districts in cities and counties where DPP candidates are running to coordinate local support groups formed by various business sectors, Lin said.
The election campaigns will focus on social media and wooing younger voters, he added.
In addition to Lin, former DPP secretarygeneral Hung Yaofu and DPP Central Standing Committee member Shen Fahui ) have joined the DPP election campaign team.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel
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