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Slim Lead for Pro-American Conservative as South Korea Election Approaches

A mood of optimism pervades rallies of Yoon Suk-yeol’s People Power Party here and around the country going into the final weekend of a bitterly fought race.

Lee Jae-myung, left, and Yoon Suk-yeol pose before a televised debate February 3, 2022. Yonhap via AP, File

Lee Jae-myung, left, and Yoon Suk-yeol pose before a televised debate February 3, 2022. Yonhap via AP, File

DONALD KIRK

Friday, March 4, 2022

05:17:05 am

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DONALD KIRK

Mr. Kirk, based in Seoul and Washington, has been covering Asia for decades for newspapers and magazines and is the author of books on Korea, the Vietnam War and the Philippines.

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