Taiwan Independence Party
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Taiwan Independence Party
Taiwan Independence Party


Jiànguód?ng (Mandarin)
Kien-koet Tóng (Hakka)
AbbreviationTAIP
ChairmanHuang Kuo-hua[1]
Founded6 October 1996 (1996-10-06)
Headquarters9F, No.15-8, Sec. 5, Nanjing E. Rd., Taipei
IdeologyTaiwanese nationalism
Taiwan independence
Radicalism
Anti-Chinese nationalism
National affiliationPan-Green Coalition
Party flag
Taiwan Independence Party flag.svg
Taiwan Independence Party
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Literal meaningNation-establishing Party

The Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP; Chinese: ; Pe?h-?e-j?: Kiàn-kok Tóng), also known as the Taiwan Nation Party, is a political party in Taiwan. It is usually associated with the Pan-Green Coalition and supports Taiwan independence.

History

Disappointed by the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) gradual moderation of its support of Taiwan independence, some DPP members, many connected to Peng Ming-min's "Nation Building Association" formed the Taiwan Independence Party in 1996. However, the party has failed to win large-scale support, due to the lack of organizational skills and internal disagreements.[2] It has largely been displaced as Taiwan's ideological independence party by the newly formed Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU).

Election results

Legislative elections

Election Total seats won Total votes Share of votes Outcome of election Election leader
1998
145,118 1.50% Increase 1 seat;
2016
27,496 0.23% Decrease ; No seats

References

  1. ^ Pan, Jason (16 December 2016). "Independence advocates thank Donald Trump". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Copper, John F. (2007). Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China). Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, No. 64. Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 244-245. ISBN 9780810856004. OL 7997166M.

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