Council on Foreign Relations

Taiwan’s 2024 Election Outcomes: Balancing Domestic Challenges and International Relations

This blog post originated from a recent discussion by Professor Syaru Shirley Lin in the Winston Lord Roundtable Series on Asia, the Rule of Law, and U.S. Foreign Policy, where she debriefed the recent Taiwan elections.

Council on Foreign Relations Virtual Roundtable: Debriefing the Taiwan Elections

The closely watched 2024 Taiwan presidential election recently concluded with the winning of Lai Ching-te, current vice president of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party. In the legislature, however, no political party gained a majority.