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Japan’s ruling party votes for a new leader on Wednesday in an unusually unpredictable tussle that will essentially decide the next prime minister of the world’s third-largest economy.

Four candidates are in the running to lead the Liberal Democratic Party, including the popular vaccine minister Taro Kono, 58, and centrist ex-Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. Two women will also historically vie for the top job, including the ultraconservative Sanae Takaichi, 60, and Seiko Noda, 61, from the party’s dwindling liberal wing.

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