(KTSF by Lynne Ku)
Thousands of overseas voters form the world will spend thousands of dollars on air ticket, hotel and other expense in order to cast a vote for the Taiwan presidential election. There is no absentee ballot system in Taiwan’s election rule. Qualified voters will have to show up in person to vote. The roundtrip economy air ticket from SFO to Taipei is about $900-1500. The seats during the election period are sold out few weeks ago. Some of local supporters talk to KTSF to share their stories about why they are willing to make such an effort to show their support.
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