Crowd Celebrates in Seoul as Presidential Impeachment Vote Passes

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

A crowd celebrated outside South Korea’s national assembly on December 9 as lawmakers voted to go ahead with impeachment proceedings against President Park Geun-hye. The measure was approved with 234 votes out of 300, with 200 needed for its passage.

299 lawmakers <a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2016/12/09/0200000000AEN20161209002851315.html" target="_blank">joined</a> the anonymous vote, 56 voted against the impeachment, and two abstained. Seven votes were considered invalid.

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