Ma Ying-jeou - 2012 Presidential Campaign

2012 Presidential Campaign

Main article: Republic of China presidential election, 2012

Ma was eligible for a second term as president and ran for re-election.

In June 2011, when incumbent Vice President Vincent Siew announced he will retire and not seek a second term, Premier Wu Den-yih was chosen to replace Siew on the KMT's 2012 ticket. Ma was re-elected President with 51.6% of the vote against Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen.

e • d Summary of the 14 January 2012 Republic of China presidential election results
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
President Vice president
Kuomintang Ma Ying-jeou (incumbent) Wu Den-yih 6,891,139 51.60%
Democratic Progressive Party Tsai Ing-wen Su Jia-chyuan 6,093,578 45.63%
People First Party James Soong Chu-yu Lin Ruey-shiung 369,588 2.77%
Total 13,354,305 100%

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