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The Impact of Direct Presidential Elections on Cross-Strait Relations

Poster:Post date:2017-10-11
Catergory:Comments
Region:(Taiwan)
Issue:(Taiwan Party Politics and Domestic Issues)
(Taipei Forum, By Dr. Su Chi) The direct presidential election of 1996 ushered in a new era and advanced democratization in the Republic of China (ROC or Taiwan). Since that time, six elections have been held in Taiwan in which all eligible voters could cast one vote directly in favor of the presidential candidate of his or her choice. However, an examination of the past twenty years reveals some major shortcomings in the new electoral system, particularly its impact on cross-strait relations.  
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