Solbi Becomes The Ambassador For The Central Election Commission

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Solbi becomes the ambassador for the Central Election Commission
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Solbi becomes the ambassador for the Central Election Commission

Solbi has been appointed as an ambassador for the Central Election Commission. 

The Central Election Commission will hold an appointment ceremony where Solbi will be formally announced as a public affairs ambassador. An official from the Central Election Committee stated, "As a singer, painter, and entertainer Solbi had no limitations when it came to actively carrying out promotions. Additionally, we decided to select Solbi as the ambassador because we appreciate the influence of positive energy she has given to the public." 

Broadcasting Times For tvN Dramas And Shows To Be Adjusted Due To Election
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Broadcasting Times For tvN Dramas And Shows To Be Adjusted Due To Election

On April 27, tvN announced through a press release that some of their Friday shows and dramas would receive adjusted broadcast times for April 28 due to the presidential candidate debate, which is set to take place that day.

Chicago Typewriter, which was set to air its seventh episode on April 28 at 8 p.m. KST, will air both episodes 7 and 8 on April 29 starting at 7:50 p.m. KST. Additionally, Youns Kitchen, which normally airs on Fridays at 9:20 p.m. KST, has been pushed back to air at 10 p.m on April 28. KST instead. SNL Korea 9 will air on Saturday, April 29 at 10:30 p.m. KST.

Girls' Generation's Seohyun encourages people to vote for presidential election
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Girls' Generation's Seohyun encourages people to vote for presidential election

Girls' Generation's Seohyun encouraged people to go out and vote.

On May 3, the idol singer posted a photo on her Instagram page looking formal in a pure white dress with the words "Let us all, please vote."

The full caption read, "Hello this is Seohyun.  The 19th Presidential Election is right around the corner.  Polls officially open tomorrow so please let us all vote for the sake of Korea's future!"

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Voters Can Post Selfies with Preferred Candidates on Election Day
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Voters Can Post Selfies with Preferred Candidates on Election Day

Voters will be allowed to post selfies on the Internet after casting their ballots in the presidential election on May 9 showing which candidates they chose.

The decision is based on a change in the election law in February that also allows overseas Koreans to take part in the vote in this snap election after ex-President Park Geun-hye was ousted.

Voters can also post photos of themselves with their arms crossed in front of posters of candidates they did not choose.

Taking pictures of ballots in election booths will remain banned.

KBS, MBC, SBS, and JTBC all cancel various dramas and varieties for election broadcast today
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KBS, MBC, SBS, and JTBC all cancel various dramas and varieties for election broadcast today

KBS, MBC, SBS, and JTBC will all be canceling both dramas and variety shows.

As KBS has both 1TV and 2TV, they won't have to cancel anything but the daily drama 'Still Loving You' on KBS 1TV. All dramas and variety shows on KBS 2TV will air as normal.

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MBC will not be airing daily drama 'Someone Who Gives Happiness' as well as 'Golden Pocket', as well as Monday-Tuesday drama 'Rebel'.