About a week before the 6.1 local election, a nationwide opinion poll conducted jointly by three terrestrial broadcasters, including MBC, showed that Seoul and Incheon had the advantage of the people’s power, while the Gyeonggi region was a close match.
When asked who they would vote for tomorrow if they were elected mayor of Seoul, Song Young-gil of the Democratic Party of Korea 29.5% and People’s Strength Oh Se-hoon 49.1%, leading candidate Oh by 19.6 percentage points.
The election for governor of Gyeonggi-do was a close match within the margin of error with Kim Dong-yeon 37.3% of the Democratic Party of Korea and Kim Eun-hye 36.1% of the people’s strength.
In the Incheon mayoral election, the current mayor, Park Nam-chun of the Democratic Party of Korea, 30.4 percent, and former mayor Yoo Jeong-bok, 37.5 percent, leading Yoo by 7.1 percentage points.
We also looked at approval ratings for superintendent candidates.
In Seoul, Candidate Jo Hee-yeon led the way with 19.6%, Park Seon-young 7.1%, Jo Jeon-hyuk 5.5%, Cho Young-dal 3.3%, Yun Ho-sang 2.2%, Choi Bo-seon 0.9%, Kang Shin-man 0.8%.
Looking at the approval rating by political orientation, 28.6% of the respondents said they would vote for the progressive superintendent of education, 26.6% conservative, and 19.9% moderate.
In Gyeonggi-do, Candidate Tae-hee Lim was 15.2% and Candidate Ki-seon Seong 13.9%, and 70.9% answered that they did not know or had no support for the candidate.
By orientation, 30.9%, 27.1% conservative, and 16.5% moderate, said that they would select a liberal-leaning superintendent.
Incheon Metropolitan City Superintendent of Superintendent Do Seong-hoon was 9.8%, Choi Gye-woon 5.6%, Huh Hoon 3.1%, and Seo Jeong-ho candidate 2.8% were high.
This survey was commissioned by Korea Research by MBC, KBS, and SBS and conducted for two days from the 14th to the 15th. For more information, please refer to the website of the Central Election Opinion Survey Deliberation Committee.
Investigation request: MBC, KBS, SBS
Research Agency: Korea Research, Korea Research, Ipsos
Research area: Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi, Gangwon, Chungbuk, Chungnam
Survey target: Men and women 18 years of age or older residing across the country
Number of samples: 800~1,000 people in each province
Survey period: May 14-15, 2022 (2 days)
Survey method: Wireless phone interview using 100% mobile phone virtual number
Method of selection of subjects: gender/age/region allocation
Response rate: 13.9~23.8% for each trial
Weight calculation application method: weighting by gender/ age/ region
Sampling error: Seoul/Gyeonggi: 95% confidence level ± 3.1%p
Incheon/Gangwon/Chungbuk/Chungnam: 95% confidence level ± 3.5%p
Question Content: Refer to the website of the National Election Opinion Survey Deliberation Committee
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