Mayoral campaigns kick off in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward

/ Jan 29, 2017

Mayoral campaigns kick off in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward

Campaigns for the mayoral election in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward kicked off Sunday, opening what is widely viewed as a proxy battle between Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the Liberal Democratic Party ahead of July’s metropolitan assembly election. Three people filed candidacies on the day, ...

/ Dec 30, 2016

Parties prep candidates for next Lower House election

A total of 931 people are preparing to run in the next election for the House of Representatives, the Diet’s lower chamber, a survey showed Thursday. They will vie for 295 seats in single-seat constituencies and 180 proportional representation seats. The ruling Liberal Democratic ...