People's Party (South Korea, 1963)

The People's Party (Korean국민의당; Hanja國民의黨) was a political party in South Korea.

People's Party

국민의당
FounderKim Byeong-ro
Heo Jeong
Lee Beom-seok
FoundedSeptember 10, 1963 (1963-09-10) (de facto)
September 13, 1963 (1963-09-13) (de jure)
DissolvedSeptember 17, 1964 (1964-09-17)
Merger ofsplinter faction of Democratic Party[1]
splinter faction of Liberal Party[1]
Preceded byNew Politics Party[1]
People's Friend Party[1]
Merged intoDemocratic Party[1]
IdeologyAnti-communism[1]
People's Party
Hangul
국민의당
Hanja
國民의黨
Revised RomanizationGungminuidang
McCune–ReischauerKungminŭidang

Electoral performanceEdit

Presidential electionsEdit

Election Candidate Total votes Share of votes Outcome
1963 Heo Jeong Quit midway through

Legislative electionsEdit

Election Total seats won Total votes Vote share Outcome of election
1963
2 / 175
822,000 8.8% new 2 seats; Minority

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "국민의당" [People's Party]. Encyclopedia of Korean Culture (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-10-19.