Tokyo votes to elect new governor after scandals

Jul 31, 2016

Tokyo votes to elect new governor after scandals

Tokyo residents were voting Sunday for a new governor, who will have to manage problem-plagued preparations for the 2020 Olympics after financial scandals forced the last two incumbents to quit. The major challenge facing the winner is managing the run-up to Tokyo’s troubled hosting ...

Jul 20, 2016

The election showdown in Tokyo

Tokyo voters have a big decision to make, and the party affiliations of the leading candidates for governor should be the least of their worries.