Four People First Party (PFP) lawmakers yesterday announced their decisions to defect to the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), striking another blow against the PFP, which has suffered an exodus of lawmakers and city councilors.
PFP legislators Sun Ta-chien (
While the PFP has repeatedly denied that there will be an exodus of party members from the party, many legislators and Taipei city councilors have quit the party in the aftermath of its poor performance in last month's local government elections.
Key PFP figures including legislators Diane Lee (
A KMT spokesperson said the party had not urged the PFP legislators to defect and that it was their own decision.