Perspectives on South Korea’s 2024 Election
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Democracy in Asia

Perspectives on South Korea's 2024 Election

by Ahn Ho-young and Eunjung Lim
April 24, 2024

Two South Korea experts weigh in on the results of South Korea’s general election.

Ambassador Ahn Ho-young assesses the prospects for persistent legislative gridlock and considers the implications for the government’s foreign and security policy agenda under President Yoon Suk Yeol.

Eunjung Lim discusses the role of economic factors and communication issues in the crushing defeat for the ruling People Power Party and considers the implications for domestic politics.