With growing expectations within the party for policy debates among multiple candidates over the LDP presidential election, party leaders have announced their support for the re-election of Prime Minister Suga.
Prime Minister Suga is expected to meet with Secretary-General Nikai on the 25th to exchange opinions on the schedule of the presidential election and the situation for the lower house election.
Regarding the LDP presidential election due to the expiration of the term of office at the end of next month, the party's presidential election management committee is considering the schedule of the announcement on the 17th and the voting on the 29th, and the specific schedule at the meeting on the 26th. I plan to decide.
This time, the party member vote that was postponed in last year's election was carried out, and 383 votes for the "member of parliament", one vote for each member of the Diet, and 383 votes for the "member vote", which is decided by the votes of party members nationwide. A total of 766 votes are expected to be contested.
Within the Liberal Democratic Party, a meeting of the Youth Bureau and the secretary-generals of each faction was held on the 24th, and as per the party's rules, there were a series of opinions calling for an election to be held next month, and we expect policy debates by multiple candidates. The voice to do is getting stronger.
Former political research chairman Kishida, who is motivated to run for candidacy, has decided to clarify the situation in the party soon, such as exchanging opinions with members of the faction on the 24th.
Meanwhile, Secretary-General Nikai and Chairman of the Diet Countermeasures Committee Moriyama have announced their intention to support the re-election of Prime Minister Suga.
The party said that it was necessary to hold an extraordinary Diet session to discuss measures against the new corona, and that the presidential election should be postponed, and that the House of Representatives should be dissolved before the presidential election. There is also an opinion.
Under these circumstances, Prime Minister Suga will meet with Secretary-General Nikai on the 25th, and is expected to exchange opinions on the schedule of the presidential election and the situation for the lower house election.Keywords: