The Minjoo Dang’s Landslide: My article for The National Interest

Moon Jae-in Wins Big Mandate in Historic Korean Elections By Mitchell Blatt, The National Interest The ruling Democratic Party of Korea won an unprecedented landslide in South Korea‚Äôs 21st General Election, held April 15. Not only did the Democrats win an outright majority, they are close to winning a 60% super-majority. After three years of…… Continue reading The Minjoo Dang’s Landslide: My article for The National Interest

Democrats win historic majority!

The Democratic Party has won a historic majority in Korea’s 21st General Election. The Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) projects the Democrats will win 174 of the National Assembly’s 300 seats. Yesterday, Korean Election Blog.com analyst Lee Jong-eun said my bold prediction of 160 seats for the Democrats–at a time when most Korean newspapers were projecting…… Continue reading Democrats win historic majority!

Election Predictions: Democratic Party (Minjoo) expected to win control of Assembly on Wednesday, w/ btwn 147-160 seats

It is the week we have all been waiting for! Koreans vote for their legislature on April 15. Early voting already took place on April 10-11. Yonhap predicts the Democrats will win 147 seats of the 300 in the National Assembly. That would give the Minjoo Dang a clear plurality, which would mean control of…… Continue reading Election Predictions: Democratic Party (Minjoo) expected to win control of Assembly on Wednesday, w/ btwn 147-160 seats