Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Election
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Electoral changes
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Interior Minister
Overview: South Korea to allow voting by mail or absentee voting for coronavirus patients in parliamentary elections. Elections will still go ahead on April 15 to elect 300 members of the National Assembly for the next four years, and a two week campaign period has begun.
Full details here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea/south-korea-to-allow-absentee-voting-for-coronavirus-patients-in-parliamentary-elections-idUSKBN21K080
Type of Justification: Need to guarantee the right to vote as much as possible.