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100% Support for Kim Jong-il

In NEWSPRINT, Politics on April 9, 2009 at 2:30 pm
Kim casts his own ballot. Source: aljazeera.net

Kim casts his own ballot. Source: aljazeera.net

Surprise surprise! North Korea’s leader, the notorious Kim Jong-il was just re-elected in a nationwide election.

In an unsurprising result Kim was re-elected by voters in Constituency 333 with 100 per cent support, the official KCNA news agency said on Monday.

The report said voters renewed their “unshakable determination to devotedly safeguard” the North Korean leader. Read more.

Of course, what would you expect with no opposition candidates for positions within the N. Korean parliament?

Posted by Maria Iu

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  1. I read in the LA Times today that because Kim Jong-il appears to be in frail condition, he may soon be replaced by a successor. But considering the recent re-election, I don’t know if the successor would improve or worsen political conditions. – Debbie

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