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South Korean presidential candidates pose before a televised debate... News PhotoDebate,Democracy,Election,Politics,Portrait,Presidential Candidate,Seoul,South Korea,Television ShowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2007 AFPSouth Korean presidential candidates pose before a televised debate in Seoul 11 December 2007. The candidates are (R-L) Independent candidate Lee Hoi-Chang, Kwon Young-Ghil of the Democratic Labor Party, Rhee In-Je of the Democratic Party, Lee Myung-Bak of the conservative main opposition Grand National Party, Chung Dong-Young of the pro-government United New Democratic Party and Moon Kook-Hyun of the Creative Korea Party. The letters on the board read 'Debate for Presidential Election'. South Korean presidential frontrunner Lee Myung-Bak, whose ratings have risen since he was cleared of a financial scandal, is aiming not just to win but to win big in this month's election. Lee aims to collect more than 50 percent of the vote on 19 December to secure public support for his planned reforms, spokesman Kim Heon-Jin told. AFP PHOPTO / Jo Yong-Hak / POOL (Photo credit should read jo yong-hak/AFP/Getty Images)