Electoral workers count votes for the four-question referendum in Taipei. Photo: Reuters
Electoral workers count votes for the four-question referendum in Taipei. Photo: Reuters
Taiwan

Taiwan referendum boost for President Tsai Ing-wen as voters reject proposals pushed by opposition

  • Four proposals covering energy, trade and electoral law all voted down in election that highlighted island’s political faultlines
  • Failure is blow to opposition KMT, but analysts say low turnout means Tsai’s DPP had only been able to motivate its core vote

Topic |   Taiwan
Electoral workers count votes for the four-question referendum in Taipei. Photo: Reuters
Electoral workers count votes for the four-question referendum in Taipei. Photo: Reuters
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