眷村票

English translation: votes of the areas where veterans reside

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Chinese term or phrase:眷村票
English translation:votes of the areas where veterans reside
Entered by: Wilman

04:29 Apr 3, 2005
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Chinese term or phrase: 眷村票
This is some kind of vote related to the presidential election. Thanks.
Wilman
United States
Local time: 18:34
Guess
Explanation:
My guess is that they refer to votes from the villages where veteran soldiers' families live.
全國解放前夕跟隨國民黨部隊到台灣島的老兵退役後被稱為“榮民”,人們習慣地把其居住地稱為“眷村”。 ...
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Edward LIU
Canada
Local time: 18:34
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Thanks.
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眷村票
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Explanation:
My guess is that they refer to votes from the villages where veteran soldiers' families live.
全國解放前夕跟隨國民黨部隊到台灣島的老兵退役後被稱為“榮民”,人們習慣地把其居住地稱為“眷村”。 ...
news.xinhuanet.com/ziliao/ 2003-09/23/content_1095616.htm -

Edward LIU
Canada
Local time: 18:34
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Peter Smith: 眷村 are the compounds where military and other families were settled when the KMT came to Taiwan. Of course,the KMT has always tried to manipulate them politically. Not a big feature nowadays.
8 hrs
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agree  Lu Zou: veteran votes??
16 hrs

agree  Michelle Lin Johnson (X)
1 day 18 hrs
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