Leading candidates for the presidential election in South Korea 2017 by province

This statistic shows leading candidates in the 2017 presidential election in South Korea, by province. During a poll, 34 percent of respondents residing in Seoul and 46 percent of respondents residing in Dajeon, Sejong and Chungbuk/nam area stated that Moon Jae-in, the candidate from the Democratic party of South Korea, would be the best choice for president.
This survey preceded the presidential election in South Korea that will take place on the ninth of May 2017, following the impeachment of the former President Park Geun-hye.

In your opinion, who would be the best choice for the president? by province

SeoulIncheon / GyeonggiGangwonDaejon / Sejong / Chungbuk / ChungnamGwangju / Jeonbuk / JeonnamDaegu / GyeongbukBusan / Ulsan / Gyeongnam
Moon Jae-in (Democratic)34%38%30%46%44%22%42%-
Ahn Cheol-soo (People's)24%21%10%20%29%14%16%-
Hong Joon-pyo (Liberty Korea)13%14%28%18%3%27%23%-
Sim Sang-jung (Justice)11%10%2%5%6%7%7%-
Yoo Seung-min (Bareun)8%7%8%4%3%7%5%-
Cho Won-jin (Saenuri)0%---1%--
Not decided yet10%9%22%7%13%22%8%
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

May 1 and 2, 2017

Number of respondents

1,015 respondents

Age group

19 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: "1. Those are the candidates for the presidential election this year (Moon Jae-in, Sim Sang-jung, Ahn Cheol-soo, Yoo Seung-min, Cho Won-jin, Hong Joon-pyo: order has been rotated each time) and the others. In your opinion, who would be the best choice for the president?
2. (if a respondent does not reply with a specific name) Whom do you find the most likable among those candidates?"

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