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After savage election campaign, rightist Yoon wins Korean presidency

UPDATE/SEOUL – Conservative opposition candidate Yoon Suk-yeol narrowly won South Korea’s presidential election early this morning, defeating leftist governing party candidate Lee Jae-myung. The margin of victory, 0.73%, was the tightest ever in a Korean election: Yoon of the People Power Party (PPP) won 48.56% of the vote, while Lee of the liberal Democratic Party […]