Morning polls for Apr 6: Ko maintains lead in top Seoul battleground

Ko Min-jeong, the Democratic nominee in Seoul’s fierecely-contested Gwangjin B district in the east of Seoul just north of the river (featuring Konkuk University station), continues maintains a solid lead over UFP nominee and former Seoul mayor Oh Sye-hoon. Ko’s lead was 9 points in a poll from late March, and now her lead is…… Continue reading Morning polls for Apr 6: Ko maintains lead in top Seoul battleground

Democratic Party poised to regain control of North Jeolla, Minsaeng Party leader losing by 32 in his hometown

Honam region in southwestern Korea has long been a progressive, anti-establishment stronghold. It was the site of the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, the birthplace of democracy activist Kim Dae-jung, and a a region that reliably returns almost all of its 28 seats to liberals and progressives. But if conservatives are dead on arrival in Honam, which…… Continue reading Democratic Party poised to regain control of North Jeolla, Minsaeng Party leader losing by 32 in his hometown

Democratic Party increases lead in national tracking polls with 2 weeks to go

With two weeks until South Korea’s 21st General Election, the Democratic Party of Korea (Minjoo Dang) has a solid 14.6 point lead in the latest survey of voters’ approval ratings of each party. The liberal Democratic Party has maintained a clear lead, with an approval rate over 40 percent, in each survey since late February.…… Continue reading Democratic Party increases lead in national tracking polls with 2 weeks to go