Taipei, The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) decided Wednesday not to change the process for the selection of its presidential candidate for the 2020 election.
The decision was made in a meeting of the party's Central Standing Committee.
The KMT's presidential primary usually takes into consideration public opinion polls and party member surveys, giving them a 70 percent and 30 percent weighting, respectively.
A proposal for the primary process to be changed was raised by KMT Chairman Wu Den-yih who reportedly will be seeking to run for president in 2020.
Several KMT members, including former New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu former lawmaker Chou Hsi-wei and former Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng have either declared or hinted at their intentions to join the race in 2020.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel