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Republic of China legislative election, 1992

 

Republic of China legislative election, 1992

Republic of China legislative election, 1992

19 December 1992

All 162 seats to the Legislative Yuan
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Lee Teng-hui Hsu Hsin-liang
Party Kuomintang Democratic Progressive
Seats won 95 51

President of the
Legislative Yuan before election

Liu Saang Su-yung
Kuomintang

Elected President of the
Legislative Yuan

Liu Sung-pan
Kuomintang

The Election for the 2nd Legislative Yuan were held in the Republic of China (R.O.C./Taiwan) on 19 December 1992.[1][2]

Background

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%.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Kuomintang 5,030,725 53.0 95 +1
Democratic Progressive Party 2,944,195 31.0 51 +30
China 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.

References

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