South Koreans wait in line to cast their votes for a presidential election at a polling station in Seoul, South Korea, today.
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SEOUL, South Korea — The office of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has congratulated party colleague Park Geun-hye for winning the presidency, though officials are still counting votes in today's election.
The daughter of late dictator Park Chung-hee is taking on liberal Moon Jae-in in a close race.
Seoul's National Election Commission says 16 percent of the vote is uncounted.