Yoon seok-yeol leads Lee Jae-myung by 8 percentage points in the 2022 South Korean presidential election poll

2022-04-27 0 By

Seoul, February 4 (NEWSPIM) South Korea’s 20th presidential election will be held on March 9.Yoon Seok-yeol, presidential candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, leads Lee Jae-myung of the ruling Minjoo Party by eight percentage points, within the margin of error, according to a recent poll.From left are Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party, Yoon Seok-yeol of the People Power Party, Lee Jae-myung of the Minjoo Party, and Shim Sang-jung of the Justice Party.Research View, a polling agency, conducted a survey of 1,000 people nationwide on Behalf of UPI News from May 1 to 3 and released the results on May 4. According to the survey, 46 percent support yoon and 38 percent Support Lee, eight percentage points behind Yoon.Yoon saw his approval rating increase by one percentage point and Lee jae-myung saw his approval rating decrease by one percentage point.Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party scored eight percent and Shim Sang-jung of the Justice Party three percent.By age group, voters in their 20s (51 percent), 60s (58 percent), and 70s (59 percent) were in the lead, while Those in their 30s (45 percent) were in the lead.In the 40-49 age group, Lee jae-myung (42 percent) was ahead of Yun (38 percent).Among those aged 50 to 59, Lee jae-myeong (45 percent) led Yun Seok-yeol (42 percent).By region, Yoon led in Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province (54 percent), Busan, Ulsan and South Gyeongsang Province (54 percent), Gyeonggi and Incheon (47 percent), Seoul (43 percent) and Chungcheong Province (46 percent), while Lee led in Jeolla Province (55 percent).NEWSPIM·뉴 핌) news agency