Young Kim


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Name: Young Kim
Organization: Let's Vote

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Let’ believes that a democratic society thrives when politicians and elective representatives are accountable to its citizens. Active participation in the political decision making process of voters is crucial in making the elected accountable and responsive to people’s needs. However, political apathy is not uncommon in many countries, and South Korea is no exception. Voting rates have been alarmingly low in the recent elections and strong political apathy is widespread among young voters in Korea. Bipolarized political scene has enforced this political apathy.