Thursday, 19 January 2012

Taiwan elections- send voters mad!

On Jan. 14, Taiwan re-elected President Ma. Interestingly the Telegraph reported increased cases of 'election' illness syndrom. However, here are some more serious suggestions for studying the resorts and political climate.
General background information can be found on the IFES guide.
The Official election commission website has a good English language section. get the official election results by district.
The Taipei times has recent news stories. Including summaries of reports from watchdogs monitoring the election.
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) also has reports from its observation mission. and further discussion on its facebook site.

For some background information on the possible impact of the elections. See this report from CSIS on relations with the USA.

Alan Romberg Chinese Leadership monitor article. Also avvailable more publications on Taiwan and China from the Hoover Institution.
Wilson center - coverage of the elections and Taiwan in general
Finally get some discussion on The Taiwan 2012 blog is produced in partnership with the School of Politics and International Relations, the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies and the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham

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