Last year's Nine-Holiday election, Ding Shouzhong, a candidate for the mayor of the Chinese Nationalist Party in Taipei, previously lost more than 3,000 votes to the current mayor of Taipei, Ke Wenzhe. The appeal was rejected and the case was finalized.
Ding Shouzhong lost 3,254 votes to Ke Wenzhe in the Taipei mayoral election last November. He claimed that he lost more after checking the vote. Ding Shouzhong immediately filed a complaint of "invalid election" to the Taipei court, hoping that the Taipei mayor Elections re-vote. Ding Shouzhong once bluntly said, "How can the country implement the fairness of democratic elections while watching the votes while queuing?"
After losing the first trial, Ding Shouzhong issued a three-point statement when he heard the results. The complaint verdict "severely distort the fairness of the democratic election system. It not only hurts the credibility of the judicial system, but also seriously hurts democracy in Taiwan." Invalid election rules can be abolished! "He emphasized" not appealing for himself ", but concerned about the fairness of the ROC election system. He also questioned" what if everyone would vote at 3:50 in the future? " .
The Election Commission stated that electoral flaws, unconstitutionality, and illegality are two different things. Voters who arrived at the polling place before 4 o'clock entered the voting to protect voting rights and did not risk illegality; and the definition of a polling place cannot be considered as a physical building. The concept of things should be similar to the concept of residence in civil law.
The Northern Election Commission held that the elections were complicated and staffed. If the election results were overturned due to some negligence or slight defects, it would not be in line with the principle of proportionality. It would seriously affect the people if the people who arrived at the polling booth on time were not allowed to vote. Exercise of voting rights.
▼ The lawsuit filed by Ding Shouzhong against the invalidity of the Taipei mayoral election was determined in the second instance, and no further appeal is allowed.