Taiwan president resigns as party head after election losses – DW – 11/26/2022

Taiwense President Tsai Ing-wen resigned Saturday as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after her party lost a slew of seats in local elections across the country.

Tsai said in a short speech that she will shoulder the responsibility for the loss of her party because she chose the candidates who ran in local elections.

Taiwanese were picking their mayors, city council members and other local leaders in all 13 counties and in nine cities. There was also a referendum on lowering the voting age from 20 to 18.

Tsai also thanked her supporters in the speech after offering her resignation.

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