Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA
Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA

Taiwan election wild card Ko Wen-je insists top priority is winning seats in legislature – not presidential vote

  • Taipei mayor says main target for newly formed Taiwanese People’s Party will be parliamentary election to be held on same day as presidential election
  • Polls suggest Ko could pose major challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen, but he remains non-committal about whether he will seek the top job

Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020
Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA
Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je says his new party is targeting seats in the legislature. Photo: CNA
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