Legislator Lee Sen-zong (
The DPP issued a statement saying Lee had joined the party and agreed to run in Taipei County's 1st District.
The DPP's Central Executive Committee is expected to approve Lee's nomination today, along with the nomination of Legislator Liao Pen-yen (廖本煙), a former Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) member.
Liao submitted his membership application yesterday. Liao will run for a seat in Taipei County's 5th District.
The DPP nominated former People First Party legislator Chiu Chuang-liang (
TSU Legislator Ho Min-hao (
Ho won the opinion poll to represent the pan-green camp in the January elections.
TSU Chairman Huang Kun-huei (
President Chen Shui-bian (
Huang continued to pressure the DPP to agree to let opinion polls decide who should run for the pan-green camp in some areas.
Huang said that while they made the call on Monday and followed up with a written request, the DPP had yet to respond.
Huang said on Monday that his party was willing to drop the nominations of Huang Chao-chan (
Huang Kun-huei asked the DPP to make a goodwill gesture by Friday and let opinion polls decide who should run for the pan-green camp in three of the constituencies where TSU candidates Tseng Tsahn-deng (
They said they were willing to drop out of the race if they lost the polls and that DPP candidates should do the same if they lost.
Huang Kun-huei said the DPP owes his party an explanation if it turned down the proposal.