South Korean liberal parties agree to field 1 presidential candidate against conservatives
: Two South Korean progressive political parties announced Monday that they will unify and field a single campaigner for the December presidential election in a last-ditch effort to catch up to the favorite conservatives.
The United New Democratic Party — South Korea's biggest broad political party — and the little resistance Democratic Party agreed to field 1 candidate, their leadership said in a televised news conference. They will carry on telephone studies to make up one's mind who will run.
Chung Dong-young, A former fusion curate who had been the United New Democratic Party's candidate, is getting about 15 percentage support in polls and Rhee In-je, A former lawyer for the Democratic Party, is only getting around 1 percentage to 2 percent.
With about five hebdomads left before the Dec. Nineteen presidential election, they both trail far behind the conservatives.
The campaigner of the chief resistance Thousand National Party, former Capital Of South Korea Mayor Spike Spike Lee Myung-bak, is still enjoying a comfy degree of support of about 40 percentage in polls — ahead of former political party member Lee Hoi-chang, with about 15 percentage to 20 percent. Today in Asia - Pacific
Both Lees have got criticized the broad authorities of President Roh Moo-hyun for being too soft on North Korea. Roh's single five-year term stops in February and he is constitutionally barred from seeking re-election.