Governor of Tokyo elected Governor Koike announced his candidacy 15 others 18 days Notification June 12 18:55
Governor Koike of Tokyo has announced that he will run for the re-election in the Tokyo Governor election announced on the 18th of next week. In addition to this, 15 people have announced their candidacy so far, and it is expected that issues such as Koike's evaluation and response to the new coronavirus will be issues in the election campaign.
Governor Yuriko Koike of Tokyo has announced that he will hold a press conference at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government office and run for the re-election of the Governor's election announced on the 18th of next week.
Mr. Koike said, "The urgent task is to deal with the new coronavirus. The fight with the virus is by no means over, but rather it is the beginning. We will prepare for the second wave. I can't draw Tokyo in "Corona" and "Post-Corona"." Also, in this election, he showed the idea of not asking political parties for recommendation.
Koike is 67 years old. In the previous 4 years ago, the governor's election was won by defeating candidates recommended by the LDP and Komeito parties, and became the first female governor of the city.
In the election campaign, it is expected that issues such as Koike's evaluation and response to the new coronavirus will be issues.
Regarding the Tokyo Governor's Election,
the policy is to support Kenji Utsunomiya (73), former chairman of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (73), by the Constitutional Democratic Party, the Communist Party, and the Social Democratic Party. Mr. Utsunomiya said, "Infectious diseases are attacking all citizens, regardless of people. We focus our budget on places to protect employment, housing, life, and lives."
▽The Japanese Restoration Association has also decided to recommend Mr. Taisuke Ono (46), former Vice Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture. Mr. Ono complains, "I have experienced both Tokyo and rural areas. I cannot survive in Tokyo alone. I would like to build a new relationship with local areas in the era of the new coronavirus."
▽ Takashi Tachibana, the party leader who protects the people from NHK (52), also announced his intention to run. Mr. Tachibana has complained about compensation for leave requests, saying, "There are too many cases that I can't do my best because of Corona's response."
In addition, the following 12 people have so far announced their candidacy.
▽Mr. Hitoshi Ishii (55) (none/new)
▽Koji Ichikawa (58) (various/new)
▽Yoshi Kakuyama (46) (none/new)
▽Makoto Sakurai (48) (various/new)
▽Takemoto Mr. Hideyuki (64) (No new)
▽ Ikuhiro Nagasawa (34) (No new)
▽ Hiroko Nanami (35) (Various new)
▽ Makoto Nishimoto (33) (Various new)
▽ Mariko Kuda (54) (No new)
▽Masayuki Hiratsuka (38) (Various new)
▽ Makoto Furuta (73) (Various new)
▽ Setsuo Yamaguchi (70) (No new)
▽ Furthermore, Reiwa new election Representative Yamamoto of the group is also considering whether or not to run.
The Governor of Tokyo election will be announced on the 18th of next week and will be voted on the 5th of next month.