S. Korean president’s approval rating unchanged at 39 pc: poll

Seoul, Mar 8 (UNI) South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s approval rating stood unchanged at 39 percent this week compared to the previous week, a weekly poll showed Friday.

The negative assessment on Yoon’s conduct of state affairs added 1 percentage point to 54 percent, according to local pollster Gallup Korea.

Support for the ruling conservative People Power Party declined 3 percentage points over the week to 37 percent this week.

The main liberal opposition Democratic Party’s popularity rating decreased 2 percentage points to 31 percent.

The minor center-left Korea Innovation Party posted 6 percent of support score this week, while the minor center-right Reform Party logged 3 percent of approval score.

The results were based on a survey of 1,000 voters conducted from Tuesday to Thursday. It had plus and minus 3.1 percentage points in margin of error with a 95-percent confidence level.

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