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Encyclopedia > Elections in Taiwan
Politics of the
Republic of China (Taiwan)

Political parties - Elections Republic of China flag, drawn by User: Kibinsky. ... The Republic of China (ROC) currently has jurisdiction over Taiwan, Kinmen, Matsu, and the Pescadores Islands and several of the smaller islands. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Premier Frank Hsieh Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... The President of the Republic of China (中華民國總統) is the head of state of the Republic of China, the government which administered part or all of Mainland China from 1917 to 1949 and has administered Taiwan and several outlying islands from 1945 until the present. ... The Executive Yuan (行政院; literally executive court) is the executive branch of the government of the Republic of China. ... The Legislative Yuan (Chinese: 立法院 pinyin: Lìfǎ Yùan, literally law-establishing court) is the legislative body of the Republic of China, which currently administers Taiwan, Penghu, Quemoy, and Matsu Islands. ... The Judicial Yuan (司法院) is one of five branches of the Republic of China government in Taipei and serves as the highest judicial organ in Taiwan. ... The Control Yuan (監察院), one of five branches of the Republic of China government in Taipei, is a watchdog agency that monitors (controls) the government. ... The Examination Yuan (考試院) is one of five government branches of the Republic of China and is in charge of validating the qualification of civil servants. ... Political parties in Taiwan lists political parties in Taiwan (Republic of China). ...

Political status of Taiwan
Legal status of Taiwan
Taiwan independence
Chinese reunification Taiwan Strait Area The political status of Taiwan is controversial over questions about whether Taiwan should remain the Republic of China, become part of the Peoples Republic of China, or become an independent Republic of Taiwan. ... The legal question of which legal entity holds de jure sovereignty over Taiwan is a controversial issue. ... Taiwan independence (Chinese: 台灣獨立, pinyin: Táiwān dúlì, Taiwanese Romanization: Tâi-oân To̍k-li̍p; abbreviated to 台獨, Táidú, Tâi-to̍k) is a political movement whose goal is primarily to create an independent and sovereign Republic of Taiwan (out of the lands currently administered by the Republic of China) that is politically... Chinese unification is a goal of Chinese nationalism which is the unification of all of China under a single political entity. ...

Elections in Taiwan gives information on election and election results in the Republic of China (Taiwan). The Republic of China elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a four year term by the people. The Legislative Yuan (Lifa Yuan) has 225 members, 168 members elected for a three year term in multi-seat constituencies, 8 members representing the aboriginals, 41 members elected by proprional representation and 8 members representing the overseas Chinese elected by proportional representation. The ROC has a multi-party system, but there are only a few major parties organized into two factions: the Pan-Blue Coalition and the Pan-Green Coalition. An election is a process in which a vote is held to choose amongst candidates to fill an office, or amongst political parties offering a slate of potential office holders for a house of representatives. ... The Republic of China (ROC) currently has jurisdiction over Taiwan, Kinmen, Matsu, and the Pescadores Islands and several of the smaller islands. ... A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the countrys... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... Chamber of the Estates-General, the Dutch legislature. ... The Legislative Yuan (Chinese: 立法院 pinyin: Lìfǎ Yùan, literally law-establishing court) is the legislative body of the Republic of China, which currently administers Taiwan, Penghu, Quemoy, and Matsu Islands. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Proportional representation (PR) is any of various multi-winner electoral systems which try to ensure that the proportional support gained by different groups is accurately reflected in the election result. ... A multi-party system is a type of party system. ... The Pan-Blue Coalition, or Pan-Blue Force (Chinese: 泛藍軍; pinyin: fàn lán jūn), is a political coalition in early 21st century Taiwan, consisting of the Kuomintang (KMT), the People First Party (PFP), and the smaller New Party (CNP). ... The Pan-Green Coalition, or Pan-Green Force (Chinese: 泛綠軍; pinyin: f nlǜjūn), is an informal political alliance in early 21st century Taiwan, consisting of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), and the Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP). ...


List of election results in the Republic of China (Taiwan)

National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Premier Frank Hsieh Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... The President of the Republic of China (中華民國總統) is the head of state of the Republic of China, the government which administered part or all of Mainland China from 1917 to 1949 and has administered Taiwan and several outlying islands from 1945 until the present. ... The Election for the 9th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China (第九任中華民國總統 、副總統選舉), the first ever direct elections for President and Vice President of the Republic of China on Taiwan, occurred on March 23, 1996. ... The Election for the 10th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China (第十任中華民國總統、副總統選舉), the second ever direct elections for President and Vice President of the Republic of China on Taiwan and the 10th under the 1947 Constitution, were held on March 18, 2000. ... Elections for the President and Vice President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) were held on March 20, 2004. ... The Legislative Yuan (Chinese: 立法院 pinyin: Lìfǎ Yùan, literally law-establishing court) is the legislative body of the Republic of China, which currently administers Taiwan, Penghu, Quemoy, and Matsu Islands. ... In this map of China, the light-coloured areas represent Mainland China, while yellow coloured area refers to Taiwan. ... In this map of China, the light-coloured areas represent Mainland China, while yellow coloured area refers to Taiwan. ... The Chinese Civil War was a conflict in China between the Kuomintang (the Nationalist Party; KMT) and the Communist Party of China (CPC). ... The Election for the 5th Legislative Yuan (第五屆立法委員選舉) of the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan was held on December 1, 2001. ... The Election for the 6th Legislative Yuan (第六屆立法委員選舉) of the Republic of China on Taiwan was held on December 11, 2004. ... An election for the National Assembly will be held in the Republic of China on Taiwan on Saturday 2005-05-14, from 07:30 to 16:00 local time. ...

See also

This electoral calendar lists the national/federal direct elections in the countries listed in the list of countries. ...

External links

  • Electionworld (http://www.electionworld.org/taiwan.htm)
  • Adam Carr's Election Archive (http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/t/taiwan/)
  • ROC Central Election Commission (http://210.69.23.140/cec/cechead.asp)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Asia Society: Publications - Taiwan Elections (9697 words)
The outcome of the election, hence, is of major concern to both the PRC and the United States (albeit in rather different regards).
Taiwan experienced a peaceful democratic transition in the late 1980s and early 1990s from essentially one-party authoritarian rule by the Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang (KMT), which had evacuated to Taiwan in 1949 after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Taiwan businesses are now estimated to have invested $30—$40 billion dollars on the Chinese mainland, primarily in low-end manufacturing that is being priced out of Taiwan, and the indirect trade to China accounts for nearly a fifth of Taiwan’s exports.
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