• Kyodo


The Liberal Democratic Party won’t field a candidate in the Lower House by-election to replace paternal leave champion Kensuke Miyazaki, who resigned over an extramarital affair, a source in the conservative party said.

The decision was made as the ruling LDP doesn’t think it has anyone who can win in the No. 3 district of Kyoto Prefecture, given the stink raised over the affair, the source said Saturday. The by-election will be held on April 24.

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