The Minjoo Party's approval rating in Busan and South Gyeongsang Province is showing little signs of a rebound. PK lawmakers within the ruling party seem to be aware of the crisis over the upcoming 21st general elections, a year away, as the Liberty Korea Party has maintained a narrow lead for three consecutive weeks.
According to a survey of 2,509 voters over the age of 19 (95% and ±2.0% points) conducted by a poll agency called YTN, the Democratic Party's approval rating dropped 1.3 percentage points to 32.1% from the previous week. On the other hand, the Korean party recorded 32.8 percent in the same region, which is the third consecutive week that the two parties have reversed their approval ratings. The Democratic Party also dropped 1.2 percentage points to 37.0 percent in nationwide polls, breaking its lowest level since the fourth week of January 2017 when the impeachment.
The reason why the opposition of the 안전토토사이트 PK region is highlighted is because the Democratic Party swept the region with overwhelming support in the June 13 local elections. At that time, the Democratic Party swept 13 constituencies in Busan, Ulsan and South Gyeongsang Province as well as 13 in Busan, seven in South Gyeongsang Province, and five in Ulsan. However, analysts say that the government and the ruling party have begun to lose hope as the local economy has been suffering from a prolonged slump due to the collapse of the manufacturing industry. The approval rate published alongside the Moon Jae-in president pk of Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Korea, next to the lowest approval ratings to 42.2 percent.
The ruling party's lawmakers in local constituencies are voicing changes in public sentiment. "Every time I go down to the district, I hear people's disappointment with the party," another lawmaker said. "I visit the area more often than usual with low tension at the beginning of this year."
The Democratic Party is paying special attention to the fact that the results of the next general elections are closely linked to the wins and losses of the PK region, but there is no clear plan. The main opposition Democratic Party held an elected officials' meeting led by the Busan Metropolitan Government on Wednesday and reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening communication with the people. "It's only been six months since we replaced the government in Busan," said Rep. Jeon Jae-soo, chairman of the Busan Metropolitan City Council. "It's time to do our best as the ruling party, not to mention the party's approval rating.