Newspaper article China Post

Key DPP Members Position Themselves for Committee Election

Newspaper article China Post

Key DPP Members Position Themselves for Committee Election

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The National Party Congress ([...]) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will convene tomorrow to elect 30 members on the Central Executive Committee. Afterward, 10 Central Standing Committee ([...]) members will be selected from the Central Executive Committee ([...]), forming the core of the DPP's decision-making body along with the party's legislative caucus, mayors and magistrates.

According to an expert on the DPP, 12 members will essentially be competing for 10 slots on the Central Standing Committee. The New Tide Faction ([...]) will be represented by Legislator Tuan Yi-kang ([...]) and Taipei City Councilor Hsu Chia-ching ([...]), while Kaohsiung City Mayor Chen Chu ([...]) will be lending her support to former Interior Minister Yu Cheng-hsien ([...]); however, there is also a good chance that she will cooperate with the New Tide Faction to see if they can get Kaohsiung City Deputy Mayor Liu Shih-fang ([...]) re-elected to the committee.

The expert also said that DPP Chairman Su Tseng-chang ([...]) has at least two seats in his pocket. Members of the DPP claim that Su will arrange for his protege Tsai Hsien-hao ([...]) to remain on the Central Standing Committee, and that the chairman may also throw his support behind former Legislator Chai Trong-rong ([...]). A DPP member close to Su also said that the chairman will strive for cooperation with various factions in the party.

According to local reports, former Premier Frank Hsieh ([...]) hopes to win a seat for himself and another for his protege Kuan Bi-ling ([. …

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