Cai Qichang said, "A fair election is more important than the election result." (Photo by reporter Su Jinfeng)
[Reporter Su Jinfeng/Taichung Report] Some people found that a city government-owned electronic billboard in Lirenli, Dali District, Taichung City, published a publicity photo of Taichung Mayor Lu Xiuyan and city councilor candidates, and DPP Zhongshi candidate Cai Qichang He criticized, "This is not a public device for private use, what is a public device for private use?" "A fair election is more important than the election result."
The Dali District Office stated that the LED screen was purchased by the Office in 2020 using the funds for construction services in the district, and was handed over to the Lirenli Office for custody and use to assist in the promotion of various decrees. Pictures, and a comprehensive inventory of outdoor electronic billboards in the region, prohibiting the publication of campaign advertisements.
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Cai Qichang, a candidate for the DPP mayoral election, said in an interview today at the inaugural meeting of the Yun Lottery Distribution Support Qichang Support Association, "This is not a public device for private use, what is a public device for private use?"
Cai Qichang said that since the election campaign, this case has not been the biggest private use of public equipment, and there have been private use of public equipment everywhere. The city government does not have so many artistic and cultural activities every year. The units are all holding cultural and artistic activities, and all of them have been put into marketing by the Lu city government.
Cai Qichang pointed out that the art and cultural activities only allow Lu Xiuyan to come to power, not to let other candidates come to power to promote their own policies. It is not necessary to talk about elections, and everyone can discuss policies. Advertising, using government funds for its own propaganda is wrong, please Lu Xiuyan to correct it, "A fair election is more important than the election result."
Some people reported that public electronic billboards in Zhongshi Dali published publicity photos of Lu Xiuyan and the candidates for city councillors.
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