Since inherited political resources may be inferior to personally accumulated resources, legacy candidates do best when facing mild competition, and shy away from intense competition. This is the first systematic empirical investigation of the extent of family politicians at both the national and local levels in Taiwan.
Legacy Candidates in Taiwan Elections, 2001–2016: Just a Bunch of Bullies
Nathan F. Batto is Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, and holds a joint appointment at the Election Study Center, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Nathan F. Batto; Legacy Candidates in Taiwan Elections, 2001–2016: Just a Bunch of Bullies. Asian Survey 1 June 2018; 58 (3): 486–510. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.486
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