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A baseball-crazy KMT fan shows her support for candidate Ma Ying-Jeou
A baseball-crazy KMT fan shows her support for candidate Ma Ying-Jeou

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A campaign truck showing the DPP candidates for President and Vice-President (L) Frank Hsieh and (R) Su Tseng-chang
A campaign truck showing the DPP candidates for President and Vice-President (L) Frank Hsieh and (R) Su Tseng-chang

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A middle-aged KMT supporter bearing the ROC flag on his cheek
A middle-aged KMT supporter bearing the ROC flag on his cheek

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A youthful KMT supporter sporting a sticker with the KMT’s Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates Ma Ying-Jeou and Vincent Siew.
A youthful KMT supporter sporting a sticker with the KMT’s Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates Ma Ying-Jeou and Vincent Siew.

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Chiang Kai-shek, longtime leader of the KMT and the Republic of China
Chiang Kai-shek, longtime leader of the KMT and the Republic of China
DPP Presidential Campaign March
DPP Presidential Campaign March

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DPP rally at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
DPP rally at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

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DPP rally with the pagoda-shaped Taipei 101, currently the world’s tallest building, in the background.
DPP rally with the pagoda-shaped Taipei 101, currently the world’s tallest building, in the background.

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DPP supporter with hand tattoo reading, roughly, “Reverse the Tide [to triumph].”
DPP supporter with hand tattoo reading, roughly, “Reverse the Tide [to triumph].”

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Frank Hsieh Chang-ting
Frank Hsieh Chang-ting

Source: wikipedia.org--original released under the GNU Free Documenation license by Rico Shen.

KMT candidates Ma and Siew on banners with middle-aged supporter
KMT candidates Ma and Siew on banners with middle-aged supporter

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Ma Ying-jeou, President
Ma Ying-jeou, President
Outgoing President Chen Shuibian
Outgoing President Chen Shuibian

Source: wikipedia.org--original released under the GNU Free Documenation license by Rico Shen.

Outgoing Vice President Annette Lu Hsiu-lian
Outgoing Vice President Annette Lu Hsiu-lian

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Reflecting the KMT’s history as the founder of the Republic of China in 1928, the party’s flag (white sun on a blue sky), which dates from 1895, was incorporated into the ROC flag.
Reflecting the KMT’s history as the founder of the Republic of China in 1928, the party’s flag (white sun on a blue sky), which dates from 1895, was incorporated into the ROC flag.

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Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen statue with DPP pennant
Sun Yat-sen statue with DPP pennant

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Taiwanese Flag
Taiwanese Flag

Source: CIA Worldbook

The spirit of President Chiang Kai-shek (d. 1975) lives on through public support of the military.
The spirit of President Chiang Kai-shek (d. 1975) lives on through public support of the military.

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These three KMT supporters hold signs in support of KMT candidate Ma Ying-Jeou, whose surname translates as “horse.”
These three KMT supporters hold signs in support of KMT candidate Ma Ying-Jeou, whose surname translates as “horse.”

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Thirty-two years after his death, Chiang Kai-shek is still a KMT standard-bearer. The white apron reads in part “Because we had President Chiang, therefore we have Taiwan today.”
Thirty-two years after his death, Chiang Kai-shek is still a KMT standard-bearer. The white apron reads in part “Because we had President Chiang, therefore we have Taiwan today.”

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Vice President Elect Vincent Siew Wan-chang
Vice President Elect Vincent Siew Wan-chang

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Young and overseas voters had a significant impact on the election of Ma and Siew.
Young and overseas voters had a significant impact on the election of Ma and Siew.

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“Taiwan is My Country” reflects the DPP’s Taiwan-centric mentality that conflicts with current US government, PRC, and KMT positions on Taiwan's place in the world.
“Taiwan is My Country” reflects the DPP’s Taiwan-centric mentality that conflicts with current US government, PRC, and KMT positions on Taiwan's place in the world.

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