Republic of China municipal elections, 2002

Republic of China (Taiwan) municipal elections, 2002

7 December 2002

2 Municipal Mayors, 96 Municipal Councilmen
  First party Second party
 
Leader Chen Shui-bian Lien Chan
Party Democratic Progressive Kuomintang
Leader since May 20, 2000 March 20, 2000
Seats won 1 (Municipal Mayors)
31 (Municipal Councilmen)
1 (Municipal Mayors)
32 (Municipal Councilmen)
Popular vote 875,195 (Municipal Mayors)
675,818 (Municipal Councilmen)
850,357 (Municipal Mayors)
629,336 (Municipal Councilmen)
Percentage 40.62% (Municipal Mayors)
31.42% (Municipal Councilmen)
39.46% (Municipal Mayors)
29.26% (Municipal Councilmen)

The results of the municipal mayoral elections:
      Kuomintang
      Democratic Progressive Party
      Taiwan Province and Fukien Province, which did not take part in this election.

The Republic of China municipal elections of 2002, commonly known as the Taiwan metropolitan elections of 2002 (Chinese: 2002年臺灣北高選舉), was held on Saturday, December 7, 2002, to elect the municipal mayors, municipal councilmen, and ward chiefs of the two current and newly created special-municipalities (Kaohsiung and Taipei) administered directly under the central government of the Republic of China. Mayoral candidates for the Kuomintang were elected in Taipei, while candidates for the Democratic Progressive Party were elected in Kaohsiung.

Taipei

Electoral background

Results of Past Taipei Municipal Mayoral Elections
Year Winning Candidate Political Party
1994 Chen Shui-bian Democratic Progressive Party
1998 Ma Ying-jeou Kuomintang (Chinese Nationalist Party)

Results

Municipal Mayoral Election

Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Kuomintang 2 Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) 873,102 64.11%
Democratic Progressive Party 1 Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) 488,811 35.89%
Total 1,374,862 100.00%
Voter turnout 70.61%

Municipal Councilmen Election

Kaohsiung

Electoral background

Results of Past Kaohsiung Municipal Mayoral Elections
Year Winning Candidate Political Party
1994 Wu Den-yih Kuomintang (Chinese Nationalist Party)
1998 Hsieh Chang-ting Democratic Progressive Party

Results

Municipal Mayoral Election

Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Progressive Party 5 Hsieh Chang-ting (謝長廷) 386,384 50.04%
Kuomintang 4 Huang Jun-ying (黃俊英) 361,546 46.82%
Independent 2 Chang Po-ya (張博雅) 13,479 1.75%
Independent 1 Shih Ming-te (施明德) 8,750 1.13%
Independent 3 Huang Tian-sheng (黃天生) 1,998 0.26%
Total 779,911 100.00%
Voter turnout 71.38%

Municipal Councilmen Election

See also

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