Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters
Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

South Korea’s ruling party loses Seoul, Busan mayoral election races, amid anger at Moon Jae-in’s government

  • The local election was widely seen a key barometer for potential political shifts for Moon’s Democratic party with less than a year left before the presidential poll
  • In Seoul, People Power contender and former mayor Oh Se-hoon secured 57.5 per cent of ballots among 8.4 million voters

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Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters
Oh Se-hoon, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, won the Seoul mayoral by-election, in a blow to the ruling party. Photo: Reuters
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