November 11, 2020
Before Trump, South Korean Conservatives Also Claimed a ‘Stolen’ Election
By Dongwoo Kim
Today's right-wing politics has a transnational element, resulting in eerily similar conspiracy theories about voter fraud in the U.S. and South Korea.
August 05, 2020
Elections in a Pandemic: Lessons From Asia
By Adhy Aman
Mongolia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea prove that COVID-19 elections are possible, but difficult.
April 22, 2020
After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections, What’s Next for South Korean Politics?
By Joseph Yi and Wondong Lee
The Democratic Party won a massive victory, but the reshaping of South Korea’s right could have longer-term implications.
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory
By Cory Bisbee
The Democratic Party wins unilateral control of the National Assembly, while conservatives and minor parties recede.
April 17, 2020
South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election
By Associated Press
President Moon’s Democratic Party and its affiliate won 180 out of 300 seats, buoyed by public support for the government’s COVID-19 response.
April 10, 2020
South Korea’s Election: Beyond Coronavirus
By Thomas Kalinowski
Beyond COVID-19, can the upcoming parliamentary election help heal serious weaknesses in South Korea’s political system?
April 09, 2020
The North Korean Subplots in South Korea’s National Assembly Elections
By Troy Stangarone
Besides a new party established by North Korean refugees, some big names are running for individual seats.
April 02, 2020
Elections in the Time of COVID-19
By Jenna Gibson
South Korea’s ruling party hopes to maintain its control of the legislature in upcoming election.
April 01, 2020
South Korea: Elections Amid a Pandemic
By Youngmi Kim
Electoral reforms and inter-Korea relations once looked destined to dominate April’s parliamentary elections. Now a global pandemic will likely be the deciding factor.
March 26, 2020
South Korea: The Politics of COVID-19
By Timothy S. Rich et al
As an election looms, a survey finds that respondents’ political affiliations predicts their satisfaction with the government’s pandemic response.
February 07, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns Intensify in South Korea
By Kyle Ferrier
If it's not brought under control soon, the epidemic could have an outsized economic and political impact on South Korea.