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Seoul Residents Elect Liberal Novice as Mayor

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A liberal South Korean political novice whose campaign reflected sentiments of the U.S. “Occupy Wall Street” movement has been elected mayor of Seoul. The victory by newcomer and opposition activist-lawyer Park Won-soon became clear late Wednesday when ruling conservative Grand National Party candidate Na Kyung-won conceded defeat. Na’s concession came with exit polls showing her […]

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Seoul Residents Pick New Mayor in Bellwether Vote

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Residents of South Korea’s capital are voting for a new mayor Wednesday in a contest seen as an indicator of the ruling party’s prospects in national elections next year. Officials reported a brisk turnout in the voting, which pits a rising star in the ruling Grand National Party against a political novice whose campaign echoed […]

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Seoul Residents Pick New Mayor in Bellwether Vote

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Residents of South Korea’s capital are voting for a new mayor Wednesday in a contest seen as an indicator of the ruling party’s prospects in national elections next year. Officials reported a brisk turnout in the voting, which pits a rising star in the ruling Grand National Party against a political novice whose campaign echoed […]

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Nairobi Councilors Elect New Mayor

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Nairobi city councilors have elected George Aladwa of the Orange Democratic Movement as mayor of Kenya’s capital. Aladwa, who was acting mayor, got 57 votes to defeat his lone rival, James Gakuya of the Party of National Unity , who got 39 votes. Thursday’s poll marks the last time councilors will elect the mayor. Under […]

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Nairobi Councilors Elect New Mayor

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Nairobi city councilors have elected George Aladwa of the Orange Democratic Movement as mayor of Kenya’s capital. Aladwa,who was acting mayor,got 57 votes to defeat his lone rival, James Gakuya of the Party of National Unity, who got 39 votes. Thursday’s poll marks the last time councilors will elect the mayor. Under the new constitution, […]

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