Yoon’s approval rating falls for 3 weeks straight to 30.2%

President Yoon Suk Yeol waits to award letters of credence to ambassadors from various countries at the presidential office in Yongsan, Seoul, April 26. Yonhap

President Yoon Suk Yeol’s approval rating fell for a third consecutive week to 30.2 percent, marking its lowest point since August 2022, a poll showed Monday, following his party’s crushing defeat in the recent general elections.The survey, conducted by the polling agency Realmeter, showed that the positive assessment of Yoon’s performance went down by 2.1 percentage points from the previous week, while 66.9 percent of respondents disapproved of his performance, up 2.6 percentage points.Yoon’s approval rating has seen a continuous decline over the past three weeks, dropping from 37.3 percent in the first week of April to 32.6 percent, then to 32.3 percent and finally dropping further to 30.2 percent.

In the general elections, the opposition bloc, led by the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), won 192 seats in the 300-member National Assembly, while the ruling People Power Party (PPP) secured only 108.The poll, conducted on 2,518 adults from April 22-26, had a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.In a separate poll, the approval ratings of the PPP and the DPK came to 34.1 percent and 35.1 percent, respectively. The PPP’s approval rating fell 1.7 percentage points from a week before.The survey on the approval ratings of the political parties was conducted on 1,004 adults Thursday and Friday and had a margin of error 스포츠토토존 of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points

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