According to Lev Nachman, a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Irvine who studies closely Taiwan politics, the NPP this year adopted a very different strategy from last year in the legislative elections. “They’ve opted to have a different cohort of candidates running in single-member districts. Their candidates this year are much less famous and much less well-known. Instead, they’ve put their most famous candidates on the party list as a means to try to get people to vote for the party,” he said.

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