Can Ko Wen-je Maintain Support Among Young Voters if He Joins Up With the KMT?

Ko Wen-je has agreed to a joint presidential ticket with the KMT. How does the anti-status quo candidate line up with the party that ruled Taiwan as an authoritarian regime for decades and not have those outsider credentials fundamentally undermined?

TAIWAN POLITICS ELECTION Presidential candidate Ko Wen-je answers questions from foreign journalists during a media event in Taipei on October 24, 2023. (Photo: I-Hwa Cheng/AFP)