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South Korea’s President, Democratic Party Lose Momentum Amid Real Estate Market Turmoil
August 13, 2020

South Korea’s President, Democratic Party Lose Momentum Amid Real Estate Market Turmoil

By Tae-jun Kang
For the first time in nearly four years, the conservative party has notched a higher approval rating than the DPK.

Will South Korea Relocate Its Administrative Capital?
August 05, 2020

Will South Korea Relocate Its Administrative Capital?

By Tae-jun Kang
The Democratic Party raised the idea amid soaring real estate prices in Seoul -- and dwindling populations in the rest of the country.
A ‘Shoe Revolution’ in South Korea?
July 25, 2020

A ‘Shoe Revolution’ in South Korea?

By Tae-jun Kang
Why are South Korean protesters throwing shoes into the air? 

Seoul Mayor’s Death Sets Critical Test for South Korea’s Ruling Party in 2021
July 14, 2020

Seoul Mayor’s Death Sets Critical Test for South Korea’s Ruling Party in 2021

By Cory Bisbee
Next year’s by-elections will be unusually important – for the Democratic Party and for the current frontrunner to succeed President Moon Jae-in.

With Sudden Death of Seoul Mayor, South Korea’s 2021 By-Elections Gain New Importance
July 14, 2020

With Sudden Death of Seoul Mayor, South Korea’s 2021 By-Elections Gain New Importance

By Tae-jun Kang
Next April, voters will choose new mayors for Seoul and Busan. Can the Democratic Party keep those seats?

Seoul Mayor’s Death Shocks South Korea
July 11, 2020

Seoul Mayor’s Death Shocks South Korea

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Park Won-soon’s death elicited both sympathy and controversy amid rumors of a sexual harassment complaint against him.

Is South Korea Really a Liberal Country?
June 24, 2020

Is South Korea Really a Liberal Country?

By James Park
The liberals’ primacy is unprecedented and likely long-term. But is it permanent?
After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections, What’s Next for South Korean Politics?
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.

COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory
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.

South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election
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.

South Korea’s Election: Beyond Coronavirus
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?
Elections in the Time of COVID-19
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.

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