Local elections to be held in November

Taipei-Taiwan's Central Election Commission confirmed Tuesday that the date of the nine-in-one local government elections has been set for Nov. 24 this year.

The elections will select mayors and city councilors in the special municipalities of Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung; magistrates, mayors, councilors, town chiefs and town representatives in the other 16 counties and county-level cities; and village and ward heads in 22 localities.

Also to be held are elections for district chiefs and council members in six aboriginal districts in mountainous areas of New Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung and Kaohsiung.

Source: Overseas Community Affairs Council