>> At a tenuous time in South Korea, with the world on edge with its nuclear neighbor to the north, and the country's last president ousted is starting her prison term, voters turning out in strong numbers to elect a new leader, Moon Jae-in. The liberal politician taking over after nearly a decade of conservative rule, receiving a rock star greeting very late Tuesday evening as he takes a victory lap and called for unity.
>> From tomorrow, I will be a president for everyone. I will be the president that also serves all the people who did not support me.>>
>> He'll need all the support he can get for the many changes he wants to bring. He's promised to open dialogue with North Korea, and challenge South Korea's powerful family run conglomerates.
But most of all, his win serves as a referendum on conservatives, after former president Park Geun-hye's impeachment and imprisonment. Reuters' Ju-min Park explains what the voters who swept him to victory are looking for.>> People want to see from Moon more reforms and more changes in many ways.
For example, more jobs, stronger punishment of greedy owners of conglomerates, better social welfare. And Moon's one of the main slogans is to get rid of deeply rooted evils in politics and many areas. So maybe people wanna see political reform by letting some establishment politicians go.>> That's a long to-do list, and leaves no time for Moon to savor his victory.
He gets sworn in immediately.>>