South Korea’s National Election Commission announced in recent days that it was shutting down overseas polling stations in the United States and 24 other countries due to coronavirus. The general election is proceeding as planned in Korea on April 15, but approximately half of the 160,000 Koreans registered to vote abroad will be unable to…… Continue reading Korean overseas elections canceled
I am happy to announce that I had my first article published about Korea’s 21st General Election in the Korea Times. It summarizes the race for Dongjak B district, where the 2019 LKP floor leader defends her seat against a challenge from rookie Democratic Party nominee Lee Soo-jin. Rep. Na Kyung-won of the main opposition…… Continue reading My battleground summary published in the Korea Times!
I wish I were in Korea now. I wish it were a normal election year with no coronavirus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMcW9vNp1H8 My original idea with starting this blog was to chronicle the exciting election season in a country with a vibrant culture and bustling streets. Meeting voters for soju. Photographing the rowdy protests in Gwanghwamun Square. Sharing…… Continue reading Wish I were there