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Tae-il Shim is a pseudonym for a North Korean defector writer. He left the DPRK in 2018, and now resides in South Korea.
Greetings, one and all, and welcome back to Ask a North Korean! This is the NK News feature where you, yes you, can email in with your questions and have them answered by our very own North Korean defector writers.
This week's question concerns the recent April 15 parliamentary elections, which the ruling Democratic Party of Korea won in a historic landslide victory.