this election, small political parties and independent candidates also fought together with large two-party candidates.
Reporter Kim Hye-young reports what their report cards were like.
Among the 10 small candidates for the Seoul Mayor's election, the candidate with the highest vote rate as of 2 am on the 8th is the National Revolutionary Party candidate Huh Gyeong-yeong, with 1.05% of the votes.
Candidate Huh has a history of social controversy, such as being imprisoned for a year and a half due to the spread of false information, and in this election, he ranked third in the vote rate after the People's Power Oh Se-hoon and Democratic Party candidate Park Young-seon.
It is an analysis that his'bounce pledge' to return 70% of Seoul's budget to citizens and abolish property taxes would have affected his vote.
Women's Party candidate Kim Jin-ah, who pledged to create a safe Seoul for women alone, Shin Ji-hye, basic income party candidate, who offered to pay 250,000 won per month to all citizens, and independent Shin Ji-ye, who offered to create a'carbon limit line' to respond to the climate crisis. Progressive Party candidate Song Myung-sook, who offered to provide public rental housing that cannot be transferred, donated, or sold to candidates and homeless people, attracted the attention of the voters with a pledge that differentiated them from the big two parties, but did not cross the barrier of 1% of the vote.
Four minor candidates were running for the Busan mayoral election, and as of 2 a.m., the Liberal Democratic Party Candidate Jeong-jae, who claimed to be'real conservative', had a 1.06% vote.
Progressive Party candidate Roh Jeong-hyeon, who proposed the closure of the US military bacteria laboratory, and Mirae Party candidate Sang-woo, who proposed opposition to the Gadeokdo New Airport, received less than 1% of the votes.