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Elections 2024

Election Watch: South Korean parliament’s female representation likely to erode
Analysis

Election Watch: South Korean parliament’s female representation likely to erode

Experts tell Korea Pro that despite promises from major parties, female political representation will remain low

Election Watch: South Korean parliament’s female representation likely to erode
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 8, 2024
Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy
Profiles

Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy

Korea Pro profiles Kim Chong-in, who oversees candidate nomination at the New Reform Party

Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 7, 2024
Ruling party welcomes National Assembly deputy speaker from opposition
Briefings

Ruling party welcomes National Assembly deputy speaker from opposition

Kim Young-joo’s move underscores turbulence in the DP, could expand ruling party’s voter base ahead of elections

Ruling party welcomes National Assembly deputy speaker from opposition
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 4, 2024
Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers
Analysis

Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers

Critics say party is favoring candidates loyal to Lee Jae-myung, eroding public trust and party’s electoral prospects

Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 1, 2024
A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates
Analysis

A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates

Realeter and Gallup Korea show stark differences in Yoon Suk-yeol’s popularity, but also support as he pushes for change

A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates
John LeeJohn Lee February 26, 2024
Election Watch: Centrist dreams falter as South Korea’s big tent party collapses
Analysis

Election Watch: Centrist dreams falter as South Korea’s big tent party collapses

Breakup of New Reform Party and main opposition missteps position the ruling conservative party to gain

Election Watch: Centrist dreams falter as South Korea’s big tent party collapses
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim February 23, 2024
Pitfalls and prospects for South Korea’s unlikely new political party
Analysis

Pitfalls and prospects for South Korea’s unlikely new political party

Experts appear positive about the four-way merger, saying it could open door for reform among major parties

Pitfalls and prospects for South Korea’s unlikely new political party
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park February 16, 2024
Satellite parties and political machinations test South Korean elections
Analysis

Satellite parties and political machinations test South Korean elections

Korea Pro answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the ROK’s complicated election system

Satellite parties and political machinations test South Korean elections
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Lina Park February 9, 2024
Why new political parties are emerging ahead of South Korea’s general elections
Analysis

Why new political parties are emerging ahead of South Korea’s general elections

As the two major parties face internal dissent and leadership crises, rifts signal a changing political landscape

Why new political parties are emerging ahead of South Korea’s general elections
John LeeJohn Lee January 31, 2024