In the 10th constituency of Kaohsiung, Chen Zhizhong (left) announced his re-election as a city councilor with the highest number of votes.

(Photo by reporter Fang Zhixian)

[Reporter Fang Zhixian/Kaohsiung Report] Kaohsiung’s 10th constituency (Qianzhen, Xiaogang) has a total of 17 candidates competing for 8 seats. The competition is fierce. Chen Zhizhong, the son of former President Chen Shui-bian, who is seeking re-election, surpassed 18,400 at 8:00 tonight. The first high-vote vote announced that he was re-elected successfully.

Chen Zhizhong said in the evening that he was grateful for the care and affirmation of the villagers and voters, which gave him the opportunity to stay in the parliament and continue to serve the villagers. In the next four years, he felt that the responsibility on his shoulders was even greater. He will be humble and work hard, just like the campaign slogan " In what is entrusted", we will work hard for another 4 years to live up to everyone's expectations.

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Chen Zhizhong is running for the third time as a city councilor. In 2010, he ran for the first city council election in Qianzhen and Xiaogang District as a non-party member. He was elected with the highest number of votes with 32,947 votes. The next year, he was sentenced to three prison terms for perjury. Moon was fired.

In 2011, Chen Zhizhong announced his participation in the election of the Legislative Council, but lost with 48,941 votes the following year.

In 2018, he ran for the third term as a city council member with the membership of the Democratic Progressive Party, and was finally elected as a city councilor with 15,938 votes, ranking sixth.

Fighting for re-election of city councilors this year, President A-Bian spared no effort to help Chen Zhizhong in the election. Not only did he appear on stage for the first time to wear a ribbon for Chen Zhizhong, but he even interviewed Chen Zhizhong on the "Dream of Water" radio program hosted by him. Three days before the vote, he even stood on the stage The jeep accompanied Chen Zhizhong's motorcade to sweep the streets and ask for votes. Chen Zhizhong finally lived up to expectations and was successfully re-elected as a city councilor with the highest number of votes.

Chen Zhizhong announced his re-election with the highest number of votes.

(Photo by reporter Fang Zhixian)