publication . Article . 2018

Korean voters overseas: its History and the development of the first electoral experience in Argentina

Bavoleo, Bárbara;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018
  • Country: Argentina
Abstract
In the last South Korean presidential elections of 2012, Koreans living abroad were able to vote for the first time in the history of their democracy. This milestone added Korea to the list of 180 countries -according to the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA, 2016) database- that have legislation guaranteeing the electoral participation of its citizens overseas. The Korean community in Argentina was, in relative terms, one of the groups that showed greater participation. Voter turnout was the highest. Given the novelty of this practice and the strong involvement, this study aims to investigate the issue of voting from abroad from a theoretic...
Subjects
free text keywords: Relaciones Internacionales, Voto en el exterior, Comunidad coreana, Participación electoral desde el exterior, Corea del Sur, Argentina, COMUNIDAD COREANA EN ARGENTINA, migrantes, vote from abroad, South Korea, Korean community in Argentina, political participation from abroad, migrants
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