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.
Park Young-sun and Oh Se-hoon, rival candidates in the Seoul mayoral by-election to be held in 10 days, have been focusing on real estate policy in recent days on the campaign trail. “My plan is to renovate the section of the Gyeongbu...
Seoul residents may get the chance to elect a woman to the mayor's office for the first time, as two women have emerged as frontrunners in the April by-election to fill the vacancy created by Park Won-soon’s suicide.
Keum Tae-sup, a former lawmaker for the ruling Democratic Party (DP), relinquished his party membership Wednesday — quickly emerging as a prime candidate in next year’s Seoul mayoral by-election.