Disturbances Erupt at Polling Places During 22nd National Assembly Election

On the 10th, when the 22nd National Assembly election began, a series of disturbances occurred throughout the Jeonbuk region, with people tearing up and damaging ballot papers. The photo shows a voter who visited the 3rd polling station in Hongje 3-dong located at the Hongje Badminton Court in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul on the morning of the 10th, the 22nd National Assembly election day. /Photo = News 1

On the 10th, the main voting day for the 22nd National Assembly election, an uproar occurred at a polling place in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, where a man in his 50s tore up his child’s ballot.

According to News 1 on the 10th, at around 10:50 a.m. on this day, a commotion broke out at a polling place in Samhak-dong, Gunsan-si, where Mr. A (50) tore up the ballot paper of his child B (20s), who visited the polling place with him. At that time, when Mr. A saw Mr. B’s ballot paper that came out after marking, he tore it up and damaged it, saying, “It was stamped incorrectly.”

Accordingly, the National Election Commission placed Mr. B’s damaged ballot in a separate envelope and invalidated it as an open ballot, while considering whether to file a complaint.

Also, at around 7:30 a.m. on this day, Mr. C at a polling place in Innovation City, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, and at around 8:00 and 10 a.m., at polling places in Nongso-dong and Susong-dong, Jeongeup, Mr. D and Mr. E tore and damaged their ballot papers. One after another.

Under current law, if you damage a ballot paper, you can be imprisoned for between 1 and 10 years or fined between 5 million won and 30 million won.

2024-04-10 08:56:54
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