In the Niigata prefectural governor's election, which was a battle between the incumbent and the newcomer, Hideyo Hanazumi (64), who was supported by the Liberal Democratic Party, the Komeito Prefectural Headquarters, and the Democratic Party for the People's Republic of China, was surely elected for the second time. ..

Voting for the Niigata prefectural governor's election was closed by 8 pm.


In an exit poll conducted on NHK's preliminary situation coverage and voters who voted on the 29th, Hideyo Hanazumi, who was incumbent and supported by the Liberal Democratic Party, the Komeito Prefectural Headquarters, and the Democratic Party for the People's Republic of Korea, was the Communist Party, Reiwa Shinsengumi. It is extremely superior to the newcomer Naomi Katagiri (72) recommended by the Social Democratic Party.



Also, in a survey of people who voted before the deadline by the 28th, Mr. Hanazumi greatly exceeded, and it is expected that the number of votes will increase steadily in the future, so Mr. Hanazumi's second election was won. It became certain.



Mr. Hanazumi is 64 years old from Sado City, Niigata Prefecture.


He is a former bureaucrat of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and was elected for the first time in the last governor's election four years ago after working as a deputy governor of Niigata prefecture and a deputy director of the Japan Coast Guard.



In this election campaign, Mr. Hanazumi will not discuss the response to the Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Power Station, which TEPCO is aiming to restart, until the verification result of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident by Niigata Prefecture is obtained. He appealed that he would aim for a society that does not depend on nuclear power plants in the future.



And it attracted widespread support not only from the supporters of each party that received support, but also from the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party, which was a voluntary vote, and the so-called nonpartisan group.

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