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It's #TaiwanElection day here in #Taiwan, the last bastion of democracy in the Chinese speaking world. Long queues since 8am at the voting stations in #taipei
Hearing a lot of "韩国瑜" at this voting station in #Taipei #TaiwanElection
Looks like the polling station I was at isn't a representative enough sample. Thanks goodness.
YouTube link for vote counting livestream

#TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020 #Taiwan
In front of the party headquarters, solidarity with #HongKong #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElection #香港加油
English veggies leading with a solid margin over Korean fish #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElection
#HongKong Revolution Now flag spotted here in front of the DPP headquarter in #Taipei #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
English veggies over 3 million votes #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
It wouldn't be #Taiwan without street food vendors, even at the vote counting rally event in front of the dpp headquarters #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Tsai still leading with a solid margin of about 1 million votes #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Over 4 million votes for Tsai so far, 1.2 million votes lead over the Korean fish #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
#Taiwan legislative election results so far #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
5 million votes for Tsai so far. Korean fish far back at 3.5 #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Legislative Yuan vote update #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
...and again another flag in support of #HongKongProtests here in #Taipei

#HongKong undoubtedly played a significant role in this landslide victory for the DPP in #Taiwan

Taiwan is with you, Hong Kong 💛
2 million votes lead now #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Really spotty connection here at the DPP headquarters. Lots of people and more coming as the counting continues. #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Mystery solved: "frozen garlic" (凍蒜), something we kept hearing throughout this evening, is actually the transliteration in Chinese characters of the Taiwanese for "being elected" 🧊🧄🤦 #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
In 2016 Tsai won with 6.89 million votes. Very close to beating that number now. #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
And it's 7 millions. A strong message to Beijing that roughly translates to 🖕
The fishy Korean stuck at 4.7
#TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
In 2016 Tsai won with 56.1% of the votes. We're now nearing the end of the counting and she's winning with 57.3% of the votes and over a 2.5 million votes margin #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
And it's 8 million votes for Tsai! #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Tsai now addressing the huge crowd gathered in front of the DPP headquarters "We will continue to safeguard our sovereignty" #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
President Tsai taking questions from the intl media. It's a pity that the brilliantly ironic question from the BBC correspondent on whether she should thank Xi Jinping for her victory was mistranslated by the interpreter #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
Ecstatic crowd here in #Taipei and quite understandably so. A victory for Taiwan, a victory for democracy and human rights. #TaiwanElection #Taiwan2020
The attention of the media is now all on a group of #HongKongProtestors. Tons of support (obviously) from the local crowd chanting "香港加油" #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElection #HongKongProtests
#HongKongProtests #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElection fighting together, through different means, for the same end.
Final result of presidential and legislative yuan elections #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElections #PresidentTsai

Total electors: 19,311,105
Total turnout: 14,464,571 (74.9%)

Largest turnout since the 2008 general election (76.33% in 2008, 74.38% in 2012, and 66.27% in 2016)
...and this is the end of the thread. It's been a long and intense day, time for a celebratory drink. In this nightmarish start of 2020, this is finally a day to remember with a big big smile. #Taiwan2020 #TaiwanElections #HongKongProtests
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