South Koreans seek reform in presidential election

Polls were opened a week early in South Korea ahead of Tuesday's presidential election to encourage people to vote before going on holidays.

    Polls were opened a week early in South Korea ahead of Tuesday's presidential election to encourage people to vote before going on holidays.

    The vote was called after the impeachment of Park Guen-hye, the former president.

    Local polls show South Korean voters see the economy as the primary issue, with jobs a close second.

    Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Seoul.


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