Mayor of Ulsan

The Mayor of Ulsan (Korean울산광역시장; Hanja蔚山廣域市長) is the head of the local government of Ulsan who is elected to a four-year term.

Mayor of Ulsan
울산광역시장
Symbol of Ulsan.svg
Seal of Ulsan
Incumbent
Song Cheol-ho

since 1 July 2018
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderChoi Dong-yong
Formation24 October 1945; 74 years ago (1945-10-24)

List of mayorsEdit

Appointed mayors (before 1995)Edit

From 1945 to 1995, the Mayor of Ulsan 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 Ulsan is elected by direct election.

Political parties
Status
  Denotes acting mayor

Mayor of municipal city period (1995–1997)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration Political party Term
  Shim Wan-koo [ko]
심완구
沈完求

(born 1938)
1 July 1995 14 July 1997 2 years, 14 days Democratic Liberal
New Korea
1

Mayors of metropolitan city period (1997–present)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration Political party Term
  Shim Wan-koo [ko]
심완구
沈完求

(born 1938)
15 July 1997 26 June 2002 4 years, 347 days New Korea
Grand National
National Congress
Millennium Democratic
(1)
2
  Park Maeng-woo [ko]
박맹우
朴孟雨

(born 1951)
1 July 2002 31 March 2014 11 years, 274 days Grand National
Saenuri
3
4
5
  Park Sung-hwan
박성환
朴成換

(unknown)
(acting)
1 April 2014 30 June 2014 91 days Independent
  Kim Ki-hyun [ko]
김기현
金起炫

(born 1959)
1 July 2014 30 June 2018 4 years, 0 days Saenuri
Liberty Korea
6
  Song Cheol-ho
송철호
宋哲鎬

(born 1949)
1 July 2018 Incumbent 1 year, 273 days Democratic 7

ElectionsEdit

Source: [1]

2018Edit

2018 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic 1 Song Cheol-ho 317,341 52.88%
Liberty Korea 2 Kim Ki-hyun 240,475 40.07%
Minjung 6 Kim Chang-hyun 28,621 4.76%
Bareunmirae 3 Lee Young-hee 13,589 2.26%
Total 600,026 100.00%
Voter turnout 64.79%

2014Edit

2014 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Saenuri            1 Kim Ki-hyun 306,311 65.42%
Justice 4 Cho Seung-soo 123,736 26.43%
Labor 5 Lee Gap-yong 38,107 8.13%
Total 468,154 100.00%
Voter turnout 56.11%

2010Edit

2010 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Park Maeng-woo 279,421 61.26%
Democratic Labor 5 Kim Chang-hyun 133,437 29.25%
New Progressive 7 Noh Ok-hee 43,256 9.48%
Total 456,114 100.00%
Voter turnout 55.09%

2006Edit

2006 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 2 Park Maeng-woo 261,361 63.23%
Democratic Labor 4 Noh Ok-hee 104,384 25.25%
Uri 1 Sim Kyu-myung 47,579 11.51%
Total 413,324 100.00%
Voter turnout 52.79%

2002Edit

2002 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Park Maeng-woo 197,772 53.07%
Democratic Labor 3 Song Cheol-ho 162,546 43.61%
Socialist 4 Ahn Seung-chun 12,329 3.30%
Total 372,647 100.00%
Voter turnout 52.31%

1998Edit

1998 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Grand National 1 Shim Wan-koo 160,491 42.74%
Independent 5 Song Cheol-ho 148,126 39.44%
New National 4 Kang Chung-ho 37,139 9.89%
United Liberal Democrats 3 Cha Hwa-joon 29,725 7.91%
Total 375,481 100.00%
Voter turnout 57.58%

1995 (municipal)Edit

1995 Ulsan mayoral election
Party # Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Liberal 1 Shim Wan-koo 122,326 30.43%
Democratic 2 Lee Kyu-chung 87,690 21.81%
Independent 4 Koh Won-joon 85,250 21.21%
Independent 5 Kim Myung-kyu 67,483 16.79%
Independent 3 Kang Chung-ho 27,259 6.78%
Independent 6 Kim Young-hae 7,719 1.92%
Independent 7 Yoon Byung-yi 4,165 1.03%
Total 401,892 100.00%
Voter turnout 67.58%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Election Commission. "중앙선거관리위원회 선거통계시스템" (in Korean).