Mayor of Daegu

The Mayor of Daegu (Korean대구광역시장; Hanja大邱廣域市長) is the head of the local government of Daegu who is elected to a four-year term.

Mayor of Daegu
대구광역시장
Incumbent
Kwon Young-jin

since 1 July 2014
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderLee Kyung-hee
Formation16 August 1945; 76 years ago (1945-08-16)

List of mayorsEdit

Appointed mayors (before 1995)Edit

From 1945 to 1995, the Mayor of Daegu was appointed by the President of the Republic of Korea.

Direct elected mayors (1995–present)Edit

Since 1995, under provisions of the revised Local Government Act, the Mayor of Daegu is elected by direct election.

Political parties
# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Term
Took office Left office Time in office
11   Moon Hee-gap [ko]
문희갑
文熹甲

(born 1937)
1 July 1995 30 June 2002 7 years, 0 days Independent
Grand National
1st
12 2nd
13   Cho Hae-nyung [ko]
조해녕
曺海寧

(born 1943)
1 July 2002 30 June 2006 4 years, 0 days Grand National 3rd
14   Kim Bum-il [ko]
김범일
金範鎰

(born 1950)
1 July 2006 30 June 2014 8 years, 0 days Grand National
Saenuri
4th
15 5th
16   Kwon Young-jin
권영진
權泳臻

(born 1962)
1 July 2014 Incumbent 7 years, 75 days Saenuri
Liberty Korea
United Future
People Power
6th
17 7th

ElectionsEdit

Source: [1]

1995Edit

1995 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Independent 3 Moon Hee-gap 383,272 36.79%
United Liberal Democrats 2 Lee Eui-ik 230,668 22.14%
Independent 5 Lee Hae-bong 222,409 21.35%
Democratic Liberal 1 Cho Hae-nyung 175,749 16.87%
Independent 4 Ahn Yu-ho 29,617 2.84%
Total 1,041,715 100.00%
Voter turnout 63.97%

1998Edit

1998 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Moon Hee-gap 570,167 71.98%
United Liberal Democrats 3 Lee Eui-ik 163,653 20.66%
New National 4 Yoo Sung-hwan 58,243 7.35%
Total 792,063 100.00%
Voter turnout 46.81%

2002Edit

2002 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Cho Hae-nyung 452,943 61.18%
Independent 3 Lee Jae-yong 287,396 38.81%
Total 740,339 100.00%
Voter turnout 41.45%

2006Edit

2006 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 2 Kim Bum-il 636,057 70.15%
Uri 1 Lee Jae-yong 191,131 21.08%
Democratic Labor 4 Lee Youn-jae 35,497 3.91%
Independent 6 Paik Seung-hong 35,232 3.88%
People First 5 Park Seung-gook 8,764 0.96%
Total 906,681 100.00%
Voter turnout 48.54%

2010Edit

2010 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Kim Bum-il 633,118 72.92%
Democratic 2 Lee Seung-cheon 146,458 16.86%
New Progressive 7 Cho Myung-rae 88,599 10.20%
Total 868,175 100.00%
Voter turnout 45.94%

2014Edit

2014 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Saenuri 1 Kwon Young-jin 581,175 55.95%
NPAD 2 Kim Boo-kyum 418,891 40.33%
Independent 5 Lee Jung-sook 14,774 1.42%
Justice 4 Lee Won-joon 12,922 1.24%
Unified Progressive 3 Song Young-woo 10,857 1.04%
Total 1,038,619 100.00%
Voter turnout 52.30%

2018Edit

2018 Daegu mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Liberty Korea 2 Kwon Young-jin 619,165 53.73%
Democratic 1 Lim Dae-yun 458,112 39.75%
Bareunmirae 3 Kim Hyung-gi 74,955 6.50%
Total 1,152,232 100.00%
Voter turnout 57.26%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Election Commission. "중앙선거관리위원회 선거통계시스템" (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2012-04-14. Retrieved 2019-10-05.