South Korea’s presidential election has been won by Moon Jae-in, a liberal who favors a more open policy toward North Korea.
Moon, the Democratic Party’s candidate to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye, was declared the winner by the country’s National Election Commission. With 100% of the votes counted, Moon won with 41.08%, the commission said.
According to the commission, 13,423,800 voters selected Moon Jae-in as their preference for President.
Prior to the announcement, speaking to supporters Tuesday at a rally on Seoul’s historic Gwanghwamun Square — the site of mass protests that helped eject Park — Moon said he would be a “president for the people.” …
Read more : CNN, 09.05.2017