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TOKYO GOVERNOR RACE

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 14, 2016
Campaign kicks off for Tokyo governor race
At the close of nominations at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 people had put their names forward to become the capital's next leader.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 14, 2016
Tokyo voters seek out corruption-free governor
As the Tokyo gubernatorial election kicked off Thursday, voters said they were looking for a clean, corruption-free governor after the last two — Naoki Inose and Yoichi Masuzoe — resigned over money scandals.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 13, 2016
Utsunomiya withdraws from Tokyo gubernatorial race to boost opposition-supported Torigoe
One day before campaigning kicks off in Tokyo's gubernatorial election, major contender Kenji Utsunomiya withdraws to give the opposition a better chance.

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