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South Korea election

Lee Jae-myung wins South Korea ruling party's presidential primary

Street cleaner's son known as populist who backs universal basic income

Gyeonggi  Gov. Lee Jae-Myung attends a ceremony to celebrate Buddha's birthday at Bongseonsa temple in Namyangju, South Korea, on May 19.   © AP

SEOUL -- The son of a street cleaner from outside South Korea's political elite was named Sunday as the ruling Democratic Party's candidate for the presidential election next March.

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