Korea (Democratic People's Republic/ North Korea)

Mark B. Suh

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199249596
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600012 | DOI:
  Korea (Democratic People's Republic/ North Korea)

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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in South Korea since independence in 1948. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of South Korea's political history, outlines the evolution of electoral provisions, and presents the current electoral legislation in a standardized manner (suffrage, elected institutions, nomination of candidates, electoral system, organizational context of elections). Part II includes exhaustive electoral statistics in systematic tables (numbers of registered voters, votes cast, the votes for candidates and/or parties in parliamentary and presidential elections and referendums at both the national and regional level, the electoral participation of political parties, the national and regional distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; presidential elections; referendums; South Korea; suffrage

Chapter.  4840 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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