Final polling shows DPP’s Tsai set for new term as Taiwan President

January 2, 2020

TAIPEI - Taiwan's President, Tsai Ing-wen, will be re-elected as Taiwan's President in national elections on January 11, according to final polls released today. The polls suggest she could exceed her 25-point victory of 2016, when she took 56% of the total votes cast, against 31% for the major Opposition party, the KMT.

The final poll issued by cable news station TVBS showed Tsai with a 16% lead over her KMT opponent Han Kuo-yu, the Mayor of Kaohsiung, 56% to 31%. With the youngest slice of voters, she led Han by nearly 63% to 21%, and on national security by almost 48% to 21%. (ATI).