The democratic candidate has declared victory in the elections in South Korea
The South Korean candidate of the democratic party moon Jae-In during a speech to supporters declared victory in the early presidential election on Tuesday, may 9, held in South Korea. Former leader of the country, resigned in March after accusations of abuse of power.
The candidate of the Democratic party of Korea moon Jae-In said about his victory in the presidential elections in South Korea, reports Associated Press.
It was announced after two of its main rival — the candidate from the party “the Korean freedom” hunjoon PHE and the candidate of the “national party” Ahn Chul-soo — conceded defeat, said the Agency.
Early presidential elections in South Korea took place on Tuesday, may 9. According to exit polls, the victory on them was won by moon Jae-In, who voted for 41.4% of the citizens of the country, the second place was taken by Hong Jung PHE with a score of 23.3%, in third was Ahn Chul-soo, who got 21.8% of the vote.
Estimates of 15.7% of the ballots confirms the leading position of moon Jae In of the Democratic party — voted 38.4% of the country’s citizens.
The decision to hold early elections was taken due to the impeachment of the previous President, Park Geun-Hye, who was involved in a corruption scandal. She was arrested on charges of bribery and abuse of power and transmission of classified information to third parties who are not officials.