Lawyer-turned-activist Park Won-soon, an independent candidate ...
Oct 26th, 2011
(Reuters) - Lawyer-turned-activist Park Won-soon, an independent candidate for Seoul Mayor, waves his hand to the media after casting his ballot at a polling station in Seoul October 26, 2011. Millions of South Koreans elect the mayor of Seoul on Wednesday in a crucial vote seen as barometer of support for the leading parties and presidential hopefuls ahead of next year's national elections. Park is representing a broad alliance of left-leaning opposition parties. REUTERS/Kang Jin-Hyeong/Newsis (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA -
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