Following his ruling party’s crushing defeats in by-elections in Seoul and Busan, President Moon Jae-in Thursday said he recognized the public’s discontent and vowed to make better progress in his war against corrupt manipulation of the real...
Former Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon is returning to City Hall after winning a crucial by-election for the nation’s capital city on Wednesday.
Former Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon is expected to return to City Hall after a crucial by-election for the nation’s capital city, according to an exit poll announced by major broadcasters on Wednesday.
Officials from the National Election Commission have a dry run of operating electronic ballot-tallying devices at a temporary ballot-tallying center in Yangcheon District, western Seoul, on Tuesday — one day before the April 7 by-elections.
The National Election Commission (NEC) launched an investigation into whether the ruling party's campaign in the Seoul mayoral by-election broke the law by sending a text message claiming its candidate was leading rivals in early voting.
The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) on Monday questioned the integrity of the National Election Commission (NEC), criticizing the election watchdog for defending the ruling party ahead of this week’s by-elections.
Early voting for Wednesday’s by-elections started on Friday, and President Moon Jae-in cast a ballot in the morning near the Blue House for the election of a new Seoul mayor.
The government is being criticized for holding double standards as dozens of people are allowed to gather in public for the Seoul mayoral campaigns, contrasting with the clampdown on rallies in the city earlier in the month.
A worker examines ballots for the April 7 Seoul mayoral by-election at the Dongdaemun branch of the National Election Commission in Seoul on Wednesday.
The National Election Commission has become the target of criticism after concluding that the secretary of former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, whom she accused of sexual harassment, did not violate election law by speaking at a press conference.