South Korean presidential election, 2002

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Republic of Korea presidential election, 2002
South Korea
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Nominee Roh Moo-hyun Lee Hoi-chang
Party Millennium Democratic Grand National
Popular vote 12,014,277 11,443,297
Percentage 48.91% 46.59%

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provinces and cities majority won by

– Roh Moo-hyun

– Lee Hoi-chang

President before election

Kim Dae-jung
Millennium Democratic

Elected President

Roh Moo-hyun
Millennium Democratic

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The 16th South Korean Presidential Election took place on 19 December 2002. The election was won by Roh Moo-Hyun of the ruling Millennium Democratic Party, who defeated Lee Hoi-chang of the Grand National Party by just over half a million votes.[1]

Results

Candidate Party Votes % of votes
Roh Moo-hyun Millennium Democratic Party 12,014,277 48.91%
Lee Hoi-chang Grand National Party 11,443,297 46.59%
Kwon Young-ghil Democratic Labour Party 957,148 3.90%
Lee Han-dong One National People Unite(하나로국민연합) 74,027 0.3%
Kim Gil-soo Fatherland Defenders Party(호국당) 51,104 0.2%
Kim Yeong-Gyu Socialist Party 22,063 0.1%
Jang Se-dong Independent Forfeited -
Invalid ballots 223,047 0.6%
(Total electorate: 34,991,529 - Turnout rate: 70.8%) Total 24,784,963 100%
regions · provinces · cities Roh Moo-hyun 3.jpg Lee Hoi-chang (2010).jpg
Roh Moo-hyun
MDP
Lee Hoi-chang
GNP
Votes % Votes %
Sudogwon Seoul 2,792,957 (51.3%) 2,447,376 (44.96%)
Incheon 611,766 (49.83%) 547,205 (44.57%)
Gyeonggi 2,430,193 (50.65%) 2,120,191 (44.19%)
Gangwon 316,722 (41.51%) 400,405 (52.48%)
Chungcheong Daejeon 369,046 (55.09%) 226,760 (39.82%)
Chungcheongbuk 365,623 (50.42%) 311,044 (42.89%)
Chungcheongnam 474,531 (52.16%) 375,110 (41.23%)
Honam
Jeolla
Gwangju 715,182 (95.18%) 26,869 (3.58%)
Jeollabuk 966,053 (91.59%) 65,334 (6.19%)
Jeollanam 1,070,506 (93.39%) 53,074 (4.63%)
Yeongnam
Gyeongsang
Busan 587,946 (29.86%) 1,314,274 (66.75%)
Ulsan 178,584 (35.27%) 267,737 (52.88%)
Daegu 240,745 (18.68%) 1,002,164 (77.75%)
Gyeongsangbuk 311,358 (21.65%) 1,056,446 (73.47%)
Gyeongsangnam 434,642 (27.08%) 1,083,564 (67.52%)
Jeju 148,423 (56.05%) 105,744 (39.63%)

References

  1. ^ "IFES Election Guide | Elections: South Korea Presidential Dec 19 2002". www.electionguide.org. Retrieved 2017-04-25. 
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