Taiwan News: Taiwan voters want president without legislative majority

Nearly half of those polled, 44 percent, said the president should not be a member of the majority party so that “the executive and legislative branches can counterbalance each other.” Meanwhile, 39.9 percent were of the opposite opinion, saying that “they should be the same party to facilitate policy-making and administration.”

Those who did not give a definitive answer accounted for 16.1 percent of the survey’s respondents. What stood out from the survey is that among those who support President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) reelection, 35.8 percent believe the president should come from a party other than the one that holds a legislative majority, the news outlet reported.

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