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Elections in the time of coronavirus: South Koreans judge Moon

April's contest for the National Assembly will determine whether president is a lame duck

SEOUL -- South Korea's candidates for seats in the National Assembly began registering for the April 15 election on Thursday, a vote that is seen passing judgment on President Moon Jae-in's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

The results will determine whether Moon spends his remaining two years in office in a position of strength or as a lame duck. 

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