PPP nominates candidates for South, North Chungcheong governors, Daejeon mayor

SEOUL-- The conservative People Power Party (PPP) said Thursday that it has nominated candidates for South Chungcheong and North Chungcheong governors as well as Daejeon mayor for the June 1 local elections.

Rep. Kim Tae-heum, a three-term lawmaker, was nominated as candidate for South Chungcheong governorship, while former four-term lawmaker Kim Young-hwan was nominated as candidate for the North Chungcheong governorship.

The nomination for Daejeon mayor went to former two-term lawmaker Lee Jang-woo.

Source: Yonhap News Agency