Representatives of the Korea′s two main
rival parties are meeting on Monday to review a proposal for redrawing electoral districts…
ahead of a general election next year. The ruling Saenuri Party and the main opposition
New Politics Alliance for Democracy will focus on ways to change the way voters are counted，
which is part of a proposal submitted Friday by the National Election Commission′s…
Redistricting committee. Under the proposal， the number of districts
would be raised to 2－hundred－49， from the current 2－hundred－46.
The committee is trying to minimize a potential drop in the number of electoral districts
in rural areas， which are currently in danger of being eliminated due to a lack of voters.
The NEC committee is aiming to submit its final proposal to the parliament by October