‘Prosecution of Election Law Violation’ Choi Jae-hyung, “It ended with a warning from the National Election Commission”

Rep. Choi Jae-hyung, from People’s Strength, bowed his head in relation to the charges of violating the Public Official Election Act on the 29th, saying, “I am sorry for not complying with the election law.”

Rep. Choi said this on his social networking service (SNS) Facebook on the same day.

He said, “At the time of the presidential election, I was indicted on charges of pre-election campaigning at the entrance of Seomun Market in Daegu. explained that

He added, “I had to cancel the appointment of merchants in the market due to the corona situation and met supporters gathered at the entrance of the market on the way to meet the merchant representative, so I did not prepare a microphone in advance, and the Election Commission closed it with a warning at the time.”

Article 59 of the Public Official Election Act restricts the use of loudspeaker devices to conduct election campaigns on non-election days.

Rep. Choi said, “Everyone is having a hard time,” said Rep. Choi, who was handed to Seomun Mayor in Dongsan-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu last August, not on election day. It was difficult in this government. I, Jaehyung Choi, will bring about a change of government. Trust me,” he said.

In the same month, the civic group ‘Citizens’ Action to Straighten the Judiciary’ said, “While serving as a judge for 30 years, he was in charge of trials in numerous election cases, and he violated the law even though he was an election law expert who had experience in managing elections as the head of the Daejeon Election Commission. I did,” he accused Choi.

Rep. Choi’s side said, “I’m sorry for causing an argument for violating the election law, regardless of the reason.”


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