Hong Jun-pyo, a fifth-term lawmaker, was elected as the candidate for Daegu mayor in the June 1 local election, the People's Power.

Kim Jin-tae, a former lawmaker who served as a re-elected member of the Gangwon branch, and Heo Hyang-jin, a former president of Jeju National University, won the tickets for the Jeju branch.

On the morning of the 23rd, Jeong Jin-seok, chairman of the People's Power Nomination Management Committee, announced the results of the election for regional leaders through a briefing at the National Assembly.

The primary election was held for two days from the 21st to the 22nd, and 50% of each of the results of the effective voting of the responsible party members and the public opinion polls were reflected.

In the Daegu mayoral election, Representative Hong, who had Suseong in Daegu as his constituency, won 49.46% (reflecting 10% of his running for active and independent candidates), defeating former Supreme Councilmember Kim Jae-won (26.43%) and Attorney Yoo Young-ha (18.62%) for nomination. has taken

Rep. Hong was ahead of the general public opinion polls in the last presidential election, but fell behind in the party member votes, giving up the seat to President-elect Yoon Seok-yeol.

Attorney Yoo, who put his 'park heart' at the forefront, such as entrusting former President Park Geun-hye as the sponsorship chairman, recently tried to create an opportunity to pursue Rep. Hong through 'unification of candidates' with former Supreme Council member Kim, but was pushed to third place as the unification failed. .

As a candidate for Daegu mayor of the Democratic Party of Korea, Seo Jae-heon, former head of Daegu Donggu-gap, who applied for a single nomination, has been selected.

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In the Gangwon governor election, former Rep. Kim won 58.29% and was elected as a candidate by defeating former KBS anchor Hwang Sang-moo (45.88%, 10% of rookie added points reflected).

Former Rep. Kim, a former prosecutor, worked at the Chuncheon District Prosecutors' Office, and served as a re-elected member of the 19th and 20th legislators in the Chuncheon-si district.

Former lawmaker Kim, who served as a member of the National Assembly Judiciary during her time as a member of the National Assembly, had a bad relationship in the past as a 'sniper' at the National Assembly personnel hearings when Yoon-elect Yoon's appointment as the prosecutor general, but in this presidential election, he served as the chairman of the party's special committee for national verification and was the leader of the Democratic Party's presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung. It raised allegations of corruption.

Initially, People's Power single nominated former anchor Hwang Sang-moo and cut off former Rep. Kim.

However, when former Rep. Kim started a hunger strike and the controversy over 'yoon heart' grew over the single nomination of former anchor Hwang, who was the head of the TV debate team during Yoon's presidential nomination, it was decided to hold a two-way contest again. has been reversed.

The People's Power Government Commission demanded a public apology from former Rep. Kim for his remarks on issues in the past, and former Rep. Kim apologized for his remarks related to May 18 and Buddhism in the past.

The Democratic Party strategically nominated a third-term lawmaker, Lee Kwang-jae, with Won Joo-gap as the constituency candidate for the Gangwon governor.

In the three-way contest for the Jeju governorship, former Jeju National University president Hyang-jin Heo won 40.61% (reflecting 10% of added points for rookies), and Jang Seong-cheol (37.22%), former chairman of the Jeju Provincial Party (37.22%), and former president of Korea Asset Management Corporation Moon Seong-yu (28.45%, 10% of rookie added points were reflected) ) and became a candidate.

In the Democratic Party, former Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) Chairman Moon Dae-rim and National Assemblyman Oh Young-hoon met in the primary for the Jeju governor candidate, and the candidates will be confirmed on the 27th.

Meanwhile, the People's Power Council also announced the results of the competition for four special cities: Gyeonggi-do Goyang Mayor, Suwon Mayor, Yongin Mayor, and Gyeongnam Changwon Mayor.

Goyang Mayor Lee Dong-hwan, Gyeonggi Suwon Mayor Kim Yong-nam, Gyeonggi Yongin Mayor Lee Sang-il, and Gyeongnam Changwon Mayor Hong Nam-pyo were elected as candidates.

Candidate Yong-Nam Kim, a former prosecutor, and Sang-Il Lee, a former journalist, served as members of the National Assembly.

In the four special cases, the final candidates were selected by reflecting 50% of the voting results for all members of the party in charge and 50% of the public opinion polls, respectively.

(Photo = National Assembly Photo Correspondents, Yonhap News)