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South Korea votes: Local community watches closely




Supporters of South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo of the Liberty Korea Party shout his name during an election campaign in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 8, 2017. Two months after booting their sitting president over corruption allegations, South Koreans will select a new leader Tuesday after weeks of heated debate. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Supporters of South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo of the Liberty Korea Party shout his name during an election campaign in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 8, 2017. Two months after booting their sitting president over corruption allegations, South Koreans will select a new leader Tuesday after weeks of heated debate. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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South Koreans will cast their votes for president tomorrow, and USC's David Kang says Koreans here in America are taking notice.

The country's former head of state, Park Geun-hye, was ousted from office after allegations of corruption. 

At stake is a host of issues both social and economic. They range from high suicide rates to sluggish population growth. On an economic level, Kang says there are concerns over the influence that big business has on policy making. 

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