ELECTION OVERVIEW: Voters to vote on scandals related to former PLD members
Tokyo, October 26 (Jiji Press) – Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Japan will give voters in two constituencies a chance to speak out on the scandals involving two former members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Voters in the No. 1 constituency of Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, are asked whether Jun Matsumoto should be sent to the House of Representatives, the powerful lower house of the Diet, the country’s parliament, again during the elections. elections. He left the LDP earlier this year after being found visiting high-end nightclubs in Tokyo’s Ginza district, despite the Japanese capital facing a new coronavirus state of emergency imposed. by the national government at the time.
Meanwhile, voters in Tokyo’s No.15 District will choose their new representative after former LDP member Tsukasa Akimoto was found guilty in a corruption case related to a casino construction project in Japan. He did not stand for election to the lower house.
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