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Unpacking the 2024 South Korean Elections: Capital Cable #92

April 18, 2024 • 9:30 – 10:15 am EDT

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How did the outcomes of South Korea’s 22nd National Assembly Election unfold? What were the crucial issues at the forefront? In what ways will the results shape the remaining three years of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s administration? Should we expect any shifts in South Korean foreign policy?

Please join us for a special discussion on South Korea’s 2024 National Assembly election, which occurred on April 10, with Dr. Kim Jiyoon, a distinguished political analyst celebrated for her expertise in electoral and public opinion analysis. 

Dr. Jiyoon Kim is a Senior Adviser at the Institute of Democracy Studies and Education. She is also a popular and highly acclaimed political analyst specializing in election and public opinion analysis. She was most recently the host of Jiyoon Kim’s Evening Show on TBS FM, where she discussed current issues with high-profile politicians and opinion leaders.  Prior to TBS FM, Dr. Kim hosted MBC’s 100 Minute Debate, the most respected political debate programme in Korea. Previously, Dr. Kim was a senior research fellow in the Center for Public Opinion and Quantitative Research at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Her research interests include elections and voting behavior, American politics, and political methodology.  She received her Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The Capital Cable is made possible by general support to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Contact Information

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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair
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Sue Mi Terry
Senior Fellow for Korea Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
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Jiyoon Kim

Jiyoon Kim

Senior Adviser, The Institute Of Democracy Studies & Education