Taiwan legislative election, 1998

Taiwan legislative election, 1998

5 December 1998

All 225 seats to the Legislative Yuan

  Majority party Minority party
Leader Lee Teng-hui Lin Yi-hsiung
Party Kuomintang Democratic Progressive
Last election 85 54
Seats won 123 70

Popular vote of each constituency

President of the
Legislative Yuan before election

Liu Sung-pan

Elected President of the
Legislative Yuan

Wang Jin-pyng

The Election for the 4th Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan on 5 December 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the Kuomintang, which won 123 of the 225 seats. Voter turnout was 68.1%.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Progressive Party2,966,83429.670+16
New Party708,4657.111–10
Democratic Union of Taiwan375,1183.74New
New Nation Alliance157,8261.61New
Taiwan Independence Party145,1181.51New
Nationwide Democratic Nonpartisan Union66,0330.73+3
Green Party Taiwan8,0890.10New
Taiwan Indigenous Party1,1710.000
Chinese Youth Party7230.00New
National Democratic Party3420.00New
Invalid/blank votes152,473
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p535 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
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