Ex-Tokyo Gov. Ishihara loses Diet seat

National / Politics | DECISION 2014 Dec 15, 2014

Ex-Tokyo Gov. Ishihara loses Diet seat

Outspoken nationalist Shintaro Ishihara, supreme adviser to Jisedai no To (Party for Future Generations) and a former longtime governor of Tokyo, lost his Lower House seat in Sunday's snap election.. The 82-year-old veteran lawmaker had said he would retire from politics if he was unsuccessful ...