On the 15th, Taiwan’s largest opposition party Kuomintang Chairman Wu Dunyi led the party affairs director at the same level to resign to the Central Standing Committee.
The review report of the Kuomintang Central Committee also listed 7 reasons for the defeat, including the inability to control the discourse power in cross-strait discourse, the inability to respond to changes, the challenge of the candidate’s brand image, the inability to replicate the victory model of the Kaohsiung mayor, and the conflicts within the party The list of united and non-partitioned legislators does not meet outside expectations and the KMT is not favored by young voters.
While the Kuomintang Central Committee was reviewing the reasons for the defeat, the Kuomintang Youth Army and the Unification and Independence Group went outside the Kuomintang Central Party Headquarters to express their demands. People from different positions yelled at each other and pushed each other.
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen won the presidential election with an unprecedented 8.17 million votes, while the Kuomintang candidate Han Yu lost 5.52 million votes. The difference between the two parties’ votes was 18.5%. As for the election of legislators, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party won more than half of 61 seats, while the KMT won 38 seats.
Analysts described the results of the Kuomintang presidential and legislative elections with a disastrous defeat.