Taipei Yu Tien of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party claimed victory in a legislative by-election in New Taipei Saturday.
In an intense contest, Yu beat his major rival, Cheng Shih-wei of the opposition Kuomintang, as well as independent candidate Su Ching-yen
Yu is a former DPP lawmaker and a locally popular singer.
The results had yet to be confirmed by the Central Election Commission.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel