/ Jun 6, 2016

330 planning to run in Upper House election

As of Sunday, 330 people were planning to run in the July 10 Upper House election, according to a Jiji Press survey.Battles between candidates of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and unified candidates from four opposition parties are expected to dominate all 32 single-seat ...

/ May 31, 2016

DP to propose unified list for Upper House election

Katsuya Okada, leader of the largest opposition Democratic Party, has sounded out two other opposition parties about creating a unified list of candidates for the proportional representation part of this summer’s Upper House election.Okada hopes to formally propose the idea to the Social Democratic ...