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2020 Taiwanese presidential election

← 2016 11 January 2020 (2020-01-11) 2024 →
Registered 19,311,105
Turnout 74.9% Increase 8.6 pp
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Nominee Tsai Ing-wen Han Kuo-yu James Soong
Party DPP Kuomintang People First
Running mate William Lai Chang San-cheng Sandra Yu
Popular vote 8,170,231 5,522,119 608,590
Percentage 57.1% 38.6% 4.3%

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Leading candidates and vote share by administrative division

President before election

Tsai Ing-wen

Elected President

Tsai Ing-wen

The 15th President and Vice President election of the Republic of China (Chinese: 中華民國第十五屆總統、副總統選舉) took place in Taiwan on 11 January 2020. Voters re-elected President and Vice President.

The process of presidential primary elections and nominations were held during the last six months of 2019.

Current President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who was elected in 2016, won re-election. She is scheduled to be inaugurated on 20 May 2020.


Democratic Progressive Party


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2020 Democratic Progressive ticket
Tsai Ing-wen William Lai
for President for Vice President
President of the Republic of China
Premier of the Republic of China


William Lai
President of the Executive Yuan
LN: June 13, 2019



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2020 Kuomintang ticket
Han Kuo-yu Chang San-cheng
for President for Vice President
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Mayor of Kaohsiung
Premier of the Republic of China


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Founder and Former Chairman of Foxconn Mayor of New Taipei
Magistrate of Taipei County
National Taiwan University Professor Member of the Legislative Yuan
Taipei City Councillor
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People First Party


2020 People First ticket
James Soong Sandra Yu
for President for Vice President
Governor of Taiwan
United Communications Group chairwoman

Other parties and independents

Withdrawn candidates

  • Chang San-cheng, President of the Executive Yuan (2016)
  • Yang Shih-kuang, Television presenter and New Party Youth Corps leader
  • Annette Lu, Vice President of the Republic of China (2000–2008)


2020 Taiwan presidential election opinion polls
Opinion pollings of the 2020 Taiwanese presidential election between Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and James Soong.
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