On the 22nd, the Gyeonggi Party of the Democratic Party of Korea announced the results of the 3rd round of nomination screening for the head of the basic organization for the 8th national simultaneous local election.
Candidates for the mayor of Suwon will be held in a four-person primary without runoff voting.Incumbent Gwangmyeong Mayor Park Seung-won was eliminated as mayor of Gwangmyeong, and preliminary candidate Lim Hye-ja was named in the singular.
In the Ansan Mayor, incumbent Mayor Yoon Hwa-seop missed the cutoff, and former Gyeonggi Provincial Council Chairman Song Han-joon, Gyeonggi Provincial Councilmembers Won Mi-jeong and Cheon Young-mi, and former Ansan Mayor Je Jong-gil will hold a four-person primary.
Incumbent Anseong Mayor Kim Bo-ra and former Gyeonggi-do Assemblyman Yoo Sang-ho were recommended as single candidates for Anseong Mayor and Yeoncheon-gun Mayor, respectively.The Bucheon Mayor’s nomination contest was narrowed down to a three-member system: incumbent Bucheon Mayor Jang Deok-cheon, former Blue House presidential secretary Cho Yong-ik, and former presidential secretary Han Byung-hwan, senior executive officer for policy affairs.
Candidates for Hwaseong Mayor Gyeongseon-do Seo Cheol-mo, incumbent Hwaseong Mayor, Jeong Myeong-geun, former Hwaseong City Hall official, and Jin Seok-beom, former CEO of Gyeonggi Welfare Foundation, will be held in a three-way battle.
Four candidates were nominated for the Goyang mayor election: incumbent Goyang Mayor Lee Jae-joon, Kim Young-hwan, former governor of Lee Jae-myeong, the head of the Planning and Finance Subcommittee, former Gyeonggi-do Assemblyman Min Kyung-sun, and Park Jun, the Democratic Party’s regional chairperson, Go Yang-gap.
Candidates for the mayor of Uiwang are selected through a four-person primary: incumbent Mayor Kim Sang-don, former Uiwang City Council Chairman Ki Gil-woon, Democratic Party Policy Committee Chairman Kim Jin-sook, and Uiwang City Council member Kyung-sook Kyung-sook.
Previously, the Democratic Party of Gyeonggi-do has confirmed six incumbent mayors and governors as candidates for the basic group heads: Gwacheon Mayor Kim Jong-cheon, Pocheon Mayor Park Yoon-guk, Gunpo Mayor Han Dae-hee, Siheung Siheung Mayor Lim Byeong-taek, Icheon Mayor Um Tae-joon, and Yangpyeong County Mayor Jeong Dong-gyun.
The following is a list of candidates for the basic organization head and candidates for the primary.
◇Chief of basic organization
▲ Mayor of Suwon = Kim Sang-hoe, Kim Jun-hyeok, Kim Hee-gyeom, Lee Jae-jun
▲Bucheon Mayor = Jang Deok-cheon, Cho Yong-ik, Han Byung-hwan
▲ Gwangmyeong Market = Lim Hye-ja
▲Ansan Mayor = Song Han-jun, Won Mi-jeong, Je Jong-gil, Cheon Young-mi
▲Hwaseong Market = Seo Chul-mo, Jeong Myeong-geun, Jin Seok-beom
▲ Mayor of Goyang = Kim Young-hwan, Min Kyung-sun, Park Jun, Lee Jae-jun
▲ Mayor of Uiwang = Gil-Woon Ki, Sang-Don Kim, Jin-Suk Kim, and Kyung-Sook Kyeong
▲Anseong Market = Kim Bo-ra
▲ Yeoncheon-gun = Yoo Sang-ho
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