LDP presidential election local vote Mr. Kan 52 votes Mr. Ishiba 27 votes Kishida 8 votes September 13 21:52
In the LDP presidential election, 52 votes have been cast by Chief Cabinet Secretary Naoto Kan, 27 votes by former Secretary General Ishiba, and 8 votes have been cast by Mr. Kishida, chairman of the Political Affairs Research Committee, including the voting process for the preliminary elections at 26 Prefectural Governments on March 13 over local votes.
The LDP presidential election, which will choose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s successor, will be contested by 535 votes, including the 394-vote “parliamentahold vote” and the 141-vote “local vote” allocated by three votes to 47 prefectural parties.
In order to decide where to vote for the three votes over the local votes, on the 13th, 26 prefectural governments of Tokyo prefecture carried out the voting work of the preliminary election by party members, etc., and the Hokkaido Ren discussed the response based on the results of the investigation of the intention of party members and others.
NHK interviewed broadcasters across the country and compiled the results of the votes cast on december 12, and Chief Cabinet Secretary Naoto Kan has won 52 votes so far, including securing three votes each in Hokkaido, Tokyo, and Okinawa.
Former Secretary General Ishiba has won 27 votes so far, including three votes in tottori and two in Toyama, Mie and Miyazaki.
Mr. Kishida, the chairman of the Political Affairs Research Committee, has won eight votes so far, including three votes in his hometown of Hiroshima and two in Yamanashi.
On the 14th, the voting process for the preliminary elections will be held at the remaining 15 prefectural prefectures before the votes will be cast at the general meeting of members of both houses of the Diet.