Taking the opportunity of lowering the adult age, the Constitutional Democratic Party has submitted a bill to the Diet that includes a bill to be 18 years old or older in the lower house election, saying that the age at which it can run for election should also be lowered.

The age at which elections can be voted is 18, but the Constitutional Democratic Party has submitted amendments to the Public Offices Election Act and other proposals to the House of Representatives, saying that the age at which it can run for elections should be lowered when the adult age is lowered. Did.



The bill states that the age of candidacy will be reduced to "18 years old or older" in the lower house elections and mayoral elections, which are currently "25 years old or older".

In addition, the House of Councilors election and the prefectural governor's election for "30 years old and over" will be "23 years old and over".



On the other hand, in order to solve the shortage of parliamentarians, we also submitted a bill to allow employees to take leave at their place of employment, mainly during the election period.

Takayuki Ochiai, a member of the House of Representatives, said, "It is important to create a world where not only" let's go to the election "but also" let's run for the election if you are aware of the problem. "

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