As the map indicates, this is a highly competitive district, so each party wants the best candidate they can find. The KMT seems to have picked a good one, nominating Chia-chun "Alice" Chang (張嘉郡), the just-married daughter of former Yunlin County Commissioner Chang Jung-wei (
She'll have to compete against DPP legislator Chen Hsien-chung (陳憲中). Besides once getting punched by Chen Chao-jung (陳昭容) in the Organic Laws and Statutes Committee, Hsien-chung has some good quotes:
"If only the bills sponsored by Chinese Nationalist Party [KMT] and People First Party [PFP] can be put on the agenda, then it isn't necessary to have the Procedure Committee."
"It's been 60 years [since the 228 incident]. As time goes by, it gets more difficult to investigate [who bears] responsibility. The amendment is imperative, as there will be no forgiveness without truth," DPP Legislator Chen Hsien-Chung (
This should be a tight race!