Ahn Sang-soo (born May 1946)

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Ahn Sang-soo (Hangul안상수; Hanja安相洙; RRAn Sang-su; born 28 May 1946) is a South Korean politician of the Saenuri Party who served as two-time mayor of Incheon from 2002 to 2010. In the 2010 local elections he lost his position to Song Young-gil of the Democratic Party.[1] He was a candidate for the Saenuri nomination in the 2012 presidential elections.[2] As mayor, Ahn was responsible for initiating a range of expensive construction projects which have been implicated in causing financial difficulties.[3]

References

  1. ^ "In stunning turn, opposition parties secure significant victory in elections". The Hankyoreh. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ex-Incheon mayor joins Saenuri presidential race". The Korea Herald. 6 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "In financial pinch, Incheon under pressure to downscale Asiad plan". The Korea Times. 4 April 2012. Archived from the original on 6 November 2013. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
National Assembly of South Korea
Preceded by
Kim Du-seop
Member of the Assembly for
Incheon Gyeyang-guGanghwa-gap

1999–2000
Succeeded by
Song Young-gil
Political offices
Preceded by
Choi Ki-sun
Mayor of Incheon
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Song Young-gil


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