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South Korea’s next general election, the two most popular candidates, the popularity gap shrinks to single digits

South Korea Elections
Compared with the previous month, Yin Xiyue’s approval rating dropped by 2.4%, while Li Zaiming increased by 2.4%.

The results of the poll released by the polling agency Realmeter on Monday (3rd) show that the former Attorney General Yoon Seok-yue is still the most popular candidate for the next Korean president, but the gap in popularity between him and the governor of Gyeonggi-do, Lee Jae-myung, has narrowed to one. Digits.

Yonhap News Agency reported that Realmeter was commissioned by the online media OhmyNews to conduct a survey of the support rate of the next general election of 2,578 adults across the country from April 26 to 30. Yin Xiyue was far ahead with 32%, and Li Zaiming followed closely with 23.8%.

cccccccccccThe gap between the two most popular potential candidates from the ruling and opposition parties narrowed from 13% to 8.2%

Yin Xiyue’s approval rate fell mainly in Seoul (4.2%), people in their 60s (6.1%), those in the conservative camp (4.1%), and those in the progressive camp (3.3%).

And Lee Jae-Ming’s support rate is mainly in Chungcheong area (8.1%), Seoul (6.7%), people in their 30s (7.6%), people in their 50s (4.4%), support for progress and people in the middle camp (each 2.8 percentage points).

The approval rate of Li Luoyuan, the former leader of the Democratic Party, was 9%, a decline of 2.9 percentage points from the previous month, and it fell for two consecutive months. This is followed by non-party member Hong Junpyo (5%), Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon (4.5%), Kuomintang Party leader An Cheol-soo (4.1%), former Minister of Justice Qiu Miai (2.2%), and former member of the National Assembly Yoo Seung Min (2.1).

The confidence level of this poll is 95%, and the error value is plus or minus 1.9 percentage points.

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