S.Korean president's approval rating falls to 44.2 pct: poll

Sep 24, 2020

S.Korean president's approval rating falls to 44.2 pct: poll

Seoul (South Korea), September 24: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 2.2 percentage points from a week earlier to 44.2 percent this week, a weekly poll showed Thursday.
According to the Realmeter survey, the negative assessment on Moon's conduct of state affairs rose 1.6 percentage points to 51.7 percent.
Support for Moon's ruling Democratic Party shed 0.6 percentage points over the week to 34.6 percent this week.
The main conservative opposition People Power Party garnered 28.2 percent of approval score this week, down 1.1 percentage points from the previous week.
The minor center-right People's Party won 6.4 percent of support, trailed by the minor center-left Open Democratic Party with 5.9 percent and the minor progressive Justice Party with 5.3 percent each.
The results were based on a survey of 1,507 voters conducted from Monday to Wednesday. It had plus and minus 2.5 percentage points in margin of error with a 95-percent confidence level.
Source: Xinhua News Agency