The Liberal Democratic Party presidential election to select the successor to Prime Minister Suga will start accepting candidacy at 10 am, and four people, former political research chairman Kishida, Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Kono, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi, and acting secretary general Noda, will run for candidacy. I will report it.

Candidates for the LDP presidential election will begin at 10 am at the venue on the 9th floor of the party headquarters, and former Minister of Home Affairs Takeshi Noda, who chairs the election administration, will announce the start of acceptance.



Former Political Survey Chairman Kishida, Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Kono, Former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi, and Acting Secretary-General Noda will run for the presidential election. I will report it with a list of people.



The deadline for acceptance is 10:15 am, after which the representatives of the four candidates will draw lots and the order of notification will be decided.



After submitting their candidacy, the four will attend a witness speech and a joint press conference at the party headquarters in the afternoon, and a full-scale debate will begin.



In the election campaign, issues such as measures against the new coronavirus, the state of society after the infection has subsided, economic and financial policies, energy policy, and diplomatic and security policies are expected to become issues.



In this presidential election, party members and friends from all over the country voted for the first time in three years. Will be contested.



Voting for members of the Diet will be held at a hotel in Tokyo on the 29th of this month, and will be counted on the spot together with the party membership vote, which will be closed by the 28th of the previous day, and a new president will be elected.

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