Incumbent Hayashi re-elected as Yokohama mayor

Aug 26, 2013

Incumbent Hayashi re-elected as Yokohama mayor

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi beat two challengers in the mayoral race Sunday, securing a second four-year term, the election board said. Hayashi, a 67-year-old independent backed by the Liberal Democratic Party, the Democratic Party of Japan and New Komeito, garnered 694,360 votes. Among the ...

Aug 25, 2013

Yokohama Mayor Hayashi assured of second term

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi was headed for re-election to a second four-year term Sunday as projections and early returns showed her defeating two fellow independents. Hayashi, a 67-year-old independent backed by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, the Democratic Party of Japan and New Komeito, ...