Competition for promises on the first day of the election campaign for the mayor of Seoul
On the 19th, the first day of the official election campaign for the June 1 local election, Seoul mayor Song Young-gil, a candidate for the Democratic Party of Korea, visited Gangbuk, the Democratic Party’s garden. He promised to close the gap with Gangnam, saying, “I can’t live in Gangbuk.” He announced real estate promises such as rationalization of redevelopment and reconstruction regulations in front of an apartment complex in Dobong-gu, Seoul, and set out to capture real estate votes. He said, “I will establish a redevelopment and reconstruction support group directly under the mayor of Seoul.” He said, “Through the rapid management system, we will boldly give incentives such as raising the floor area ratio including change of use area, easing the limit on the number of floors, and shortening the licensing process.” He also appealed for the unity of his supporters, saying, “If all the 2.94 million votes Lee Jae-myung received in the last presidential election vote for me, I will be 100% elected.”
Candidate Se-hoon Oh, the Power of the People, chose Gwanak-gu, which has the highest ratio of single-person households in Seoul, as the starting point of the official election campaign. Aiming at young people, they greeted them at the Seoul National University Station and continued their campaign in the order of Geumcheon, Guro, Gangseo, Yangcheon, Eunpyeong, and Seodaemun-gu. Candidate Oh, who made four major support policies for the underprivileged, such as safe income, high-quality rental housing, educational service ‘Seoul Run’, and expansion of public hospitals as the No. contained,” he explained. Candidate Oh visited the residential area in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul from 11:20 p.m. to 12 p.m. the day before and inspected the site of single-person households.
By Kim Ji-hyun, staff reporter firstname.lastname@example.org
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