Korea Global Leader Fanclub (aka KGLF) is a Fanclub for the Korean leader Mr. Lee, Jae Myung who possess Global Leadership will be managed with accordance with Korea election laws to avoid any violation.
Overseas election special circumstances, with limitation of securing fairness, overseas campaigning is strictly prohibited however will allow campaign method that creates no violation of Korea election laws. Therefore, there will be much prohibitions and restrictions of campaign in overseas.
1. Person who cannot engage in campaign (Election Law Article 60)
Non-Korean Citizen (Korea Citizen, Dual Citizen allowed)
Under Age(18 and over)
As of election day, person who has no right to vote Government employees.
*Person who is applicable under the public election law Article 60-1 can not participate in campaign.
*Person who are prohibit from campaigning to Overseas voters
Ex. Korea International Support Organizations, Korea International Exchange Organizations, Overseas Korea Foundation of its presidents, full time employees and board members.
2. Allowed Overseas campaigning by overseas person (Election Law Article 59,218-14; item 1)
Person who can campaign is allowed under below conditions and methods.
(1) Text Message
Voice, Live Face to Face, Video can be used to relate campaign message
However, auto enclosed multi text messages are not allowed.
(2) Internet Home page (SNS)
Internet homepage or Postings – display reply and video in chatting room
However, Ads are not allowed in Media’s internet homepage if you are not the Candidate.
(3) Electronic Mail(Email, SNS with electronic mail capability)
Electronic mail(Email) transaction
However, pre-candidate, person who is not the candidate utilizing sending electronic message by a forward agent company .
** Electronic Messaging definition of Law- people utilize through computer network system to exchange information in text, voice, live video and video.
(4) Telephone, Conversation
When it is not the election day, campaigning by conversing is allowed except utilize of sending and receiving direct conversation method of telephoning(except ARS), using amplifiers, targeting general public in outdoor area.
3. Other restrictions/ prohibited matters
(1) Organization is prohibited from oversea campaigning(Election Law Article218-14;7)
Organization(President, Board members and members included) can not campaign to overseas voters using its president’s name, organization’s name.
Korea Foundations, Fraternity and School Alumni can not engage in campaign.
(2) Get Out to Vote campaign(Election Law Article58-2)
Individual, Organization endorses specific political party or candidate- can engage in pure encouragement of participating with one’s name in Get out to vote with No recommendation or opposition contents.
However, individual, organization that are allowed to campaign in accordance with election law articla59-2,3, can support, recommend, or oppose candidate by text message, electronic message to encourage to participate in voting.
-Not allowed to visit individual resident to encourage to vote
-Not During election campaign periods, can not encourage in voting participation with contents for specify political party or candidate(including potential candidate) support, recommend or oppose.
-Political party name or candidate’s name- activity that utilize photo, title and name can be indirectly present in banner, structure, printed material, amplifier, tape recorder, recorder(video or audio), vest, tags, and any other indicators to encourage vote participation.
(3) Media, Printed material- structure utilization of election campaign are prohibited
-Specify political party or candidate support- contents that leads to Opposing or election campaign activity are not allowed with advertisement in Korean news papers.
- Event notice invitation – sending invitation, pamphlets with political party or candidate advertisement of campaign promises can not be included and prohibited.
Violations and previous penalty cases
In an Overseas newspaper, “Going against much of citizens’ wills and tyranny, must not vote for bad government.”(omit) we must act to change. Let’s judge unrighteous government with our votes.” Contents with enforcements of specify party and candidate advertisement in newspaper for 8 times- complaint, confiscation of passport.
(3) Campaign utilizing events(Law articla59-4, 218-14.item1)
-Limitation on not election days under the Law- under allowable outdoor event, allowed to speech congratulatory remarks, lecture leading towards to campaign to general public.
-Invitation by Korean Foundation indoor lecture, can lecture positive evaluation about the previous presidents and can speak opposition of specify potential candidate. Based on Conversing campaign related Fair election law management (central election committee) law 59-4 allows, regulating outdoor event targeting general public, no indication of specified limitation of indoor event, assumes allowance of targeting general public in indoor event.