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Democratic Party Faces Mounting Headwinds Ahead Of 2022 Poll


Latest polling shows that clouds are gathering over South Korea's ruling Democratic Party ahead of the 2022 presidential race.

  • Yoon Seok-youl, the candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, was backed by 45.8% of respondents in a survey conducted by PNR on Friday and Saturday. Support for the Democratic Party's Lee Jae-myung stood at 30.3%.
  • The weekly Realmeter survey showed that the approval rating of President Moon Jae-in fell 4.5pp to 34.2% last week, nearing record lows. Approval of the People Power Party rose 3.4pp to a new high of 46%.

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