DPP Announce Proportional Representation CandidatesThe Democratic People's Party (DPP) March 27 publicly recommended Kang Sook-ja, chairwoman of the Pusan city education committee as its No.1 candidate for proportional representation seats in the 16th general parliamentary election. Korean election seats are allocated through both constituency votes and a proportional analysis of votes. Kim Sang-hyun, chief commissioner, was nominated as its No.2 candidate, Chang Ki-pyo, also chief commissioner, as No.3, Yoon Won-jung, acting secratary-general, as No.4, and Kim Chul, deputy, as No.5.
Earlier, DPP representative Cho Soon, at a press conference at the party headquarters, stressed that he would not run as proportion representation candidate but for a local constituency.
Other DPP recommended proportional representation candidates include acting central committee chairman Cho Ik-hwan (No.6), ex-assemblyman Cho Ik-hwan (No.7), ex-assemblyman Lee Jang-hui (No.8), ex-assemblyman Bae Kil-rang (No.9), deputy Jung Hae-un (No.10), committee chairwoman Kim Mi-ja (No.11), Taegu election vice-chairman Shin Kwang-du (No.12), planning department chief Cho Jin-hyun (No.13), National Assembly vice-chairman secretary Shin Dong-chul (No.14), and deputy Kang Chul (No.15).
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