Now that Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn is out of the Presidential race, who has grabbed the 10 to 15 percent popularity rating he used to enjoy?
Governor Hong Jun-pyo of Gyeongsangnam-do Province got the lion’s share of Hwang’s votes. Here are the latest poll results disclosed by the CBS Radio this morning:
Moon Jae-in of Minjoo Party: 37.1%, a gain of 2% from the previous 35.1%
AhnHee-jung: 16.8%, a gain of 2.7% from the previous polls.
Chungcheongnam-do Governor AhnCheol-soo: 12%, a gain of 1.8% from last week’s polls.
Seongnam City Mayor Lee Jae-myung: 10.3% showing neither gain nor loss from last week’s polls.
Gyeongsangnam-do Province Governor Hong Joon-pyo: 7.1% which represents an increase of 3.6%, more than double the previous score. One of the closest confidants of former President Park Geun-hye, Hong is fast looming as pro-Park conservative camp’s Presidential candidate.
Bareun Party President YooSeung-min: 4.8% showing an increase of 1.7% compared with the score of the previous polls. Bareun Party was formed with reform-minded members of former ruling Saenuri Party.