South Korean presidential election, 1981

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Republic of Korea
presidential election, 1981
South Korea
← 1980 25 February 1981 1987 →
  Chun Doo-hwan.png DKP
Nominee Chun Doo-hwan Yu Chi-song
Party Democratic Justice Democratic Korea
Popular vote 4,755 404
Percentage 90.2% 7.7%

President before election

Chun Doo-hwan
Independent

Elected President

Chun Doo-hwan
Democratic Justice

Presidential election were held in South Korea on 25 February 1981. They were the last indirect presidential elections controlled by the government of Chun Doo-hwan under the new 1980 Constitution. Chun was re-elected with 90% of the electoral college vote.

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Chun Doo-hwan Democratic Justice Party 4,755 90.2
Yu Chi-song Democratic Korea Party 404 7.7
Kim Chong-cheol Korean National Party 81 1.6
Kim Ui-tae Korean Unification Party 26 0.6
Total 5,271 100
Registered voters/turnout 5,277 99.89