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South Korea will elect a new president Wednesday and voters face a stark choice: A feminist-bashing conservative or a scandal-plagued liberal? So far, it’s a dead heat.

The two front-runners — dour former prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl of the People Power Party and the incumbent Democratic party’s maverick ex-Gov. Lee Jae-myung — are trapped in a neck-and-neck race to become the next leader of Asia’s fourth-largest economy.

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