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In this Korean name, the family name is Sim.
Sim Sang-jung
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Leader of the Justice Party
In office
18 July 2015 – 11 July 2017
Preceded by Cheon Ho-sun
Succeeded by Lee Jeong-mi
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 2012
Preceded by Son Beom Gyu
Constituency Gyeonggi Goyang A
In office
30 May 2004 – 29 May 2008
Constituency Proportional representation
Personal details
Born 20 February 1959 (1959-02-20) (age 61)
Paju, South Korea
Political party Democratic Labor (2000-2008)
New Progressive (2008-2011)
Unified Progressive (2011–2012)
Justice (2012–present)
Spouse(s) Lee Seung-bae
Alma mater Seoul National University
Korean name
Revised Romanization Sim Sangjeong
McCune–Reischauer Sim Sangjŏng

Sim Sang-jung (born 20 February 1959) is a South Korean politician. She was one of the five major presidential candidates in the 2017 South Korean presidential election. She ran as the Justice Party's nominee.

She is a member of the 20th National Assembly and the leader of the Justice Party.

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