Election wins energize Osaka Ishin

Nov 23, 2015

Election wins energize Osaka Ishin

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The landslide victories scored Sunday by Osaka Ishin no Kai (One Osaka) in the gubernatorial and mayoral elections give its new national counterpart a strong advantage in recruiting for next summer's Upper House election and have the establishment parties on their heels.

Nov 5, 2015

Three kick off race for Osaka governor

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The campaign for the Osaka gubernatorial election, which takes place Nov. 22 along with the mayoral election, kicked off Thursday with three candidates. Incumbent Gov. Ichiro Matsui, 51, supported by the local political group Osaka Ishin no Kai (One Osaka), is seeking re-election by ...