Former lawmaker Son Hye-won, who opposed the merger with the Democratic Party of Korea, left the Open Democratic Party on the 14th.
On the same day, former lawmaker Son announced the news of his departure by posting a text message that he received from the Open Democratic Party on his Facebook page. He said, “I am returning to where I was, as an ordinary citizen.” He said, “I would like to express my gratitude to those who cared for me and rebuked me as I finished my life in Yeouido, which was like a midsummer night’s dream.”
Former lawmaker Sohn has expressed his opposition to the merger between the Democratic Party of Korea and the Open Democratic Party. He also cast a negative vote in the vote of all party members asking for his position on integration with the Democratic Party of Korea.
The Democratic Party of Korea and the Open Democratic Party will hold a joint meeting of the governing body of the party on the 18th to discuss follow-up measures for the integration and declare the final integration. As a result of the online voting for the right party members held on the 7th and 10th, the Democratic Party of Korea passed the affiliation agenda with 83.69% in favor. The vote in favor of former members of the Open Democratic Party held on the 29th and 30th of last month was 72.54%.
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