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In South Korea the youth demands the right to vote on elections from 18 years - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


The youth of South Korea demands the right to vote on elections from 18 years
SEOUL, on May 9 — RIA Novosti, Ivan Zakharchenko. Young residents of South Korea against the background of the early presidential elections which are taking place in this country have demanded to reduce on Tuesday an age barrier to participation in голосовании.© RIA Novosti. Alexander Yuryevpereyti in a fotobankprotsedur of election of the president of the Southern Koreinedaleko from the central Chonno avenue in Seoul they have taken alternative vote to show what political preferences the next generation of voters will have. On the place of an action passes same, as well as on polling precincts of the CEC, registration of participants, is established the closed cabin for vote and a ballot box for bulletins. Students of South Korea thus assert the right to vote with 18, but not 19 years as it is authorized on present to laws. "We also wait for election of the new president of the country, but we can't take part in him" — it is said in the address of participants of a student's action on the occasion of elections. In their opinion, the youth at democracy can't be deprived of the right for participation in political life. In South Korea elections of the new president instead of Park Geun-hye who is stripped of power two months ago because of corruption scandal are held. To the former head of the state the impeachment has been announced, and then arrest and presentation of a number of charges, including of bribery and abuse of authority has followed. According to the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Korea, all on elections 13 964 polling precincts are opened and 42 million 479 thousand 710 voters are registered.

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