• Kyodo News

  • SHARE

The long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party, seeking to rebuild itself after voters kicked it out of power, will choose its new leader Monday.

Running in the race are former Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki, 64, and two younger party members — former Senior Vice Justice Minister Taro Kono and former Parliamentary Vice Foreign Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, both 46.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW