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Crushing poll defeats for South Korea’s ruling social gathering
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Crushing poll defeats for South Korea’s ruling social gathering

SEOUL: South Korea's conservative opposition gained landslide victories in elections for the mayors of the country's two greatest metropolitan areas, final results showed Thursday, in a negative signal for Moon Jae-in's Democratic Get together a year right before the upcoming presidential poll. Both equally Democratic-held posts grew to become vacant previous yr as a consequence of sexual harassment allegations, with Seoul mayor Park Gained-before long killing himself even though the leader of the southern port of Busan resigned. Involving them, the two municipalities account for about a quarter of the nationwide populace and the vote was viewed as a sizeable barometer of community feeling ahead of the March 2022 presidential election. In Seoul, Oh Se-hoon of the conservative Individuals...