As the calendar changes, it feels like the presidential election is fast approaching.

Today (1st), 8 days before the decisive battle, Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung visited Myeong-dong, Seoul, where former presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun's last campaign were held.

People's Power Candidate Yoon Seok-yeol campaigned in Sinchon, Seoul along with Rep. Hong Jun-pyo and former Rep. Yoo Seung-min, who had competed in the party's primary.

Justice Party candidate Shim Sang-jung traveled to Goyang and Paju, Gyeonggi-do, and People's Party candidate Ahn Cheol-soo visited the burial place of former Minister Lee Ee-ryung without a campaign.

The movements of the presidential candidates, reporter Yoo Su-hwan, reporter Kim Min-jung, and reporter Han Se-hyun will tell you in turn.

<Reporter Kim Min-jung>

Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung, who held a large Taegeukgi in the middle of Myeong-dong and marched on March 1st.

At the place where former Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun's last campaign were held, he pledged to create a 'fourth democratic government' together with former Democratic government officials.

[Lee Jae-myung / Democratic Party Presidential Candidate: A genuinely unified politics that brings together the people's capabilities, a great unified government of the people's government, shouldn't we make it with our own hands, folks!]

The Democratic Party is currently in the middle of a hundredth in Seoul, but 'If you win in Seoul, you can win the election' Seeing that there is, he gathered all his party powers at the Myeong-dong campaign.

Candidate Lee acknowledged the lack of the current government's real estate policy, and announced the 'Promise to Seoul Citizens' by combining existing promises such as easing real estate regulations and expanding supply.

People's Power candidate Yoon Seok-yeol was criticized as 'incompetent'.

[Lee Jae-myung / Democratic Party Presidential Candidate: Without any vision or proper policy, 'just judge', how can a political force like this create hope for the future in the people?


In the evening, Lee met with New Wave presidential candidate Kim Dong-yeon and agreed to shorten the term of the 20th president by one year, promote constitutional amendment, and form a unified government.

(Video coverage: Han Il-sang, Cho Chun-dong, video editing: Choi Hye-young)


<Reporter Kim Min-jeong>

Yoon Seok-yeol, the People's Power candidate, chose Sinchon Youth Street as the venue for the March 1 campaign.

Contestants such as Hong Jun-pyo, Yoo Seung-min, and Won Hee-ryong, as well as party leader Lee Jun-seok, mobilized and joined hands.

Candidate Yoon has repeatedly made it clear that this election is a refereeing election for the regime.

[Yoon Seok-yeol/People's Power Presidential Candidate: This is a confrontation between the great Korean people and the corrupt Lee Jae-myung Democratic Party.]

Candidate Yoon also emphasized that the Democratic Party's political reform ahead of the election is a trick, and that regime change is a real political reform.

Then, for the third day, Lee, who called the Ukrainian president as a political novice, was on the cutting board and attacked.

Candidate Yoon's campaign in Dongjak focused on real estate issues that Seoul voters are sensitive to.

In particular, the current government supply policy was heavily hit.

[Yoon Seok-yeol/People's Power Presidential Candidate: Shouldn't it be made more private or public?

However, if the supply of houses increases and the number of self-owners increases, the Democratic Party will not vote.]

Candidate Yoon also said that he would recover all illegal profits of civic groups and use them for the underprivileged, citing the cases of the Justice and Memory Solidarity and Liberation Society.

(Video editing: Choi Jin-hwa)


<Reporter Han Se-hyeon>

Justice Party candidate Shim Sang-jung campaigning in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, and Goyang, a local district.

He criticized the diplomatic and security remarks of major bipartisan candidates, such as 'sinking the Chinese ship' and 'deploying THAAD', saying that we should actively engage in international solidarity for the Ukrainian people.

[Sim Sang-jung / Justice Party Presidential Candidate: In any case, we will firmly reject populism that brings diplomacy or security into domestic politics, folks.]

Regarding the 'unified government' proposed by the Democratic Party, Sim Sang-jung must be strengthened in order for a multi-party system or a coalition government to succeed. I appealed that it was possible.

Ahn Cheol-soo, candidate of the People's Party, attended the March 1 commemoration ceremony instead of the campaign and paid condolences to the late former Culture Minister Lee Ee-ryeong.

To the reporter's question about whether to meet with Yoon Seok-yeol, the People's Strength candidate, he gave an open-minded answer.

[Ahn Cheol-soo/People's Party Presidential Candidate

: I am willing to meet with any politician if politicians want to discuss an important agenda among themselves.]

and will face off in the final courtroom TV debate.

(Video coverage: Yang Doo-won, video editing: Park Jeong-sam)