Taipei, The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will convene a meeting of its Central Executive Committee Wednesday in which it will formally nominate President Tsai Ingwen as the party's candidate in the January 2020 presidential election.
DPP SecretaryGeneral Luo Wenjia made the announcement Tuesday and said Tsai will deliver a speech at the DPP headquarters after her nomination.
Luo also said that by the end of July, the DPP will have completed the nomination of its candidates for the 2020 legislative elections and will finalize a list of candidates for legislatoratlarge seats by the end of August.
Tsai defeated her sole challenger, former Premier Lai Chingte in the DPP primary last Thursday with a support rate of 35.67 percent garnered from five different public opinion polls, compared to Lai's 27.48 percent.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel