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Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki is facing a crucial moment ahead of the next gubernatorial election scheduled for fall 2022, following a decrease of his support base comprising both conservatives and reformists.

Monday will mark the third anniversary of his inauguration as governor of the prefecture. He remains unable to stop the central government’s project to relocate the U.S. Marine Corps’ Futenma air station within the prefecture, while he has only one year left before his term ends.

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