Tsai Ing-wen and DPP win overwhelming victory in Presidential and Legislative Elections, January 16th 2016
Tsai Ing-wen’s election victory in Taiwan
As Taiwanese-Americans we are overjoyed with the election victory of Dr. Tsai Ing-wen and the DPP in Taiwan. It is a major step forward in the long struggle for freedom and democracy in Taiwan.
The victory was also applauded by the White House, the US Department of State and many members of Congress. Below you find links to the text of these statements:
State Department: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2016/01/251328.htm
Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD): https://www.foreign.senate.gov/press/ranking/release/cardin-statement-on-taiwans-historic-election
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL): http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2016/1/rubio-congratulates-taiwan-s-newly-elected-president
House of Representatives
Elliott Engel (D-NY): Click Here.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL): Click Here.
Steve Chabot (R-OH): Click Here.
Scott Garrett (R-NJ): Click Here.
Amata Radewagen (R-American Samoa): Click Here.
Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA): Click Here.
Matt Salmon (R-AZ): Click Here.
Ed Royce (R-CA): Click Here.
Alan Lowenthal (D-CA): Click Here.
Lois Frankel (D-FL): Click Here.
Kenny Marchant (R-TX): Click Here.
Kevin Yoder (R-KS): Click Here.