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The electoral system adopted in Taiwan for its Assembly or Legislative elections, as detailed below, requires a party to secure the even distribution of its votes so as to maximize its seats. Democratic transition, coinciding with the political succession of the KMT leadership, provided the military with a window of opportunity to intervene in politics. The subordination of the military to the civil power in the past depended on the unified leadership of the ruling party and the 'velvet transfer' of power from one mainlander strongman, Chiang Kai-shek, to another, Chiang Ching-kuo.
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