By Huang Hsin-po and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with staff writerThe Central Election Commission yesterday announced a redrawing of legislative districts, adding one seat each to Hsinchu County and Tainan, and cutting one seat each from Pingtung County and Kaohsiung. The new map, which is to change districting and representation for many electoral districts, is to be used in next year’s elections. The redrawn Tainan 1st electoral district is to consist of Houbi (後壁), Baihe (白河), Beimen (北門), Syuejia (學甲), Yanshuei (鹽水), Sinying (新營), Liouying (柳營), Dongshan (東山), Jiangjun (將軍), Siaying (下營) and Lioujia (六甲) districts, it said. Hsinchu County’s 1st district is to consist of Sinfong (新豐), Hukou (湖口), Sinpu (新埔), Cyonglin (芎林), Guansi (關西) and Jianshi (尖石) townships, and part of Jhubei City (竹北), with the remainder drawn into Hsinchu County’s 2nd. Pingtung County’s 1st district is to consist of Ligang (里港), Gaoshu (高樹), Sandimen (三地門), Wutai (霧臺), Majia (瑪家), Jiouru (九如), Yanpu (鹽埔), Changjhih (長治), Linluo (麟洛) and Neipu (內埔) townships, and Pingtung City; the remainder of the county is to be drawn into Pingtung County’s 2nd.
Source: Taipei Times January 11, 2019 15:56 UTC