October 20, 2021

Park Geun-hye removed from office, election likely in early May

Moon Jae-in probable successor: Polls

President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment was upheld by South Korea's Constitutional Court at 11:23 a.m. Seoul time, Friday, formally removing Park from the presidency.

The next South Korean presidential election will likely to be held in early May, and the Minjoo Party's Moon Jae-in remains the frontrunner, according to the latest polls.