how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

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how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby FurTrader » 14 Jan 2012, 22:21

how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature? I'm somewhat puzzled by this.
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Re: how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby Cueball » 14 Jan 2012, 23:22

What's the problem? They did poorly in 2008. With up to 46% of voters supporting Tsai, don't you think that would translate into winning more seats in the legislative? :roll:

And they didn't double the number of seats they won last time.
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Re: how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby Chris » 14 Jan 2012, 23:40

What's the result?
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Re: how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby Cueball » 14 Jan 2012, 23:43

Chris wrote:What's the result?


The KMT have something like 64 seats and DPP 40 seats. TSU and PFP have a handful each.
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Re: how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby Chris » 14 Jan 2012, 23:48

With Ma's win by a few % and DPP's gain in the LY but failure to clinch a majority, it means the KMT stays in power, but it also serves as a warning shot to the KMT not to take things too far to the deep blue end of spectrum.
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Re: how did DPP manage to double the number of its seats in the legislature?

Postby fruitloop » 14 Jan 2012, 23:51

DPP coming from a low ebb, too. They got 27 seats in 2008. They also made progress in the percent of votes for the Presidency.
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