2018 South Korean by-elections

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South Korean by-elections, 2018

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12 seats to the National Assembly of South Korea
Turnout 60.9%
  First party Second party Third party
  Choo Mi-ae 2015 panel.jpg Hong Jun-pyo at the Japanese Prime Minister's Office (Cropped).jpg Yoo Seong-min in Gangneung (Cropped).jpg
Leader Choo Mi-ae Hong Jun-pyo Yoo Seung-min (pictured)
Park Joo-sun
Party Democratic Liberty Korea Bareunmirae
Leader since 27 August 2016 3 July 2017 13 February 2018
Leader's seat Seoul Gwangjin B - Daegu Dong B
Seats before 122 116 33
Seats won 130 113 30
Seat change Increase 8 Decrease 3 Decrease 3

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Cho Bae-sook, Leader of the Party for Democracy and Peace attended Lee Hyeon-ung mayor of Jeonju Mayor's election office opening ceremony.jpg MP
Leader Cho Bae-sook Lee Jeong-mi Kim Jong-hoon
Kim Chang-han
Party Democracy and Peace Justice Minjung
Leader since 6 February 2018 11 July 2017 11 July 2017
Leader's seat Jeolla Iksan B List (Proportional representation) Ulsan Dong
Seats before 15 6 2
Seats won 14 6 1
Seat change Decrease 1 - Decrease 1
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The 2018 South Korean by-elections was held in South Korea on 13 June 2018, coinciding with the local elections. 12 seats to the National Assembly of South Korea were contested.[1]

Reasons for by-elections

The following Members of National Assembly lost or resigned from their seats:


Seat control

Seat Previous member Party Elected member Party
Seoul Nowon C Ahn Cheol-soo People's Kim Sung-hwan Democratic
Seoul Songpa B Choi Myung-gil People's Choi Jae-sung Democratic
Busan Haeundae B Bae Duk-kwang Liberty Korea Yun Jun-ho Democratic
Incheon Namdong A Park Nam-choon Democratic Meng Sung-kyu Democratic
Gwangju Seo A Song Gi-seok People's Song Gap-suk Democratic
Ulsan Buk Yoon Jong-oh Minjung Lee Sang-hun Democratic
Jecheon-Danyang Kwon Suk-chang Liberty Korea Lee Hu-sam Democratic
Cheonan A Park Chan-woo Liberty Korea Lee Gyu-hee Democratic
Cheonan C Yang Seung-cho Democratic Yun Il-kyu Democratic
YeongamMuanSinan Park Jun-yeong Democracy and Peace Seo Sam-suk Democratic
Gimcheon Lee Cheol-woo Liberty Korea Song Un-suk Liberty Korea
Gimhae B Kim Kyung-soo Democratic Kim Jung-ho Democratic



  1. ^ "재보선 '미니 총선급'… 결과 따라 정국판도 요동". 세계일보. Naver. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
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