Among the elected 21 county and city chief posts, the Chinese Kuomintang party won 13 seats, the Democratic Progressive Party landed five, the Taiwan People's Party landed one while the rest two went to independent candidates, according to the island's election affairs authority.
The election for the mayor of Chiayi City was postponed.
The elections also chose county and city councilors, and township and village leaders.
(Cover: View of Taipei, China's Taiwan region. /CFP)