Tochigi gubernatorial election incumbent Tomi1 Fukuda is elected for the fifth time November 15 at 10:14 p.m.
In the Tochigi prefectural governor’s election, which was a contest between incumbents and newcomers, a vote was held on the 15th, and the incumbent, Tomichi Fukuda, was elected for the fifth time.
In the Tochigi prefectural governor’s election, Mr. Tomi1 Fukuda, recommended by local organizations of both the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, suppressed mr. Takao Tanobe, a newcomer, to secure his fifth election.
Mr. Fukuda is a 67-year-old from Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. After working as a member of the Tochigi Prefectural Assembly and the mayor of Utsunomiya, he was elected for the first time in the 2004 guber governor’s election.
During the election campaign, Mr. Fukuda appealed for the expansion of the inspection and medical system for the new coronavirus and the strengthening of disaster prevention capabilities in preparation for large-scale disasters.
In addition to solidifying the support base of the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito, he also broadened his support to nonpartis interested in nonpartis interested parties and ensured his fifth election.
Mr. Fukuda said, “We were able to appeal to the streets for new policies based on our past achievements and experience, and gain the support of many people. I feel the weight of responsibility many times more than ever because I have to make promises and achieve results. While continuing to hold on to the weight of responsibility, I would like to work hard for four years so that the citizens of the prefecture will feel good about choosing Fukuda for the fifth term.”
According to the Tochigi Prefectural Election Commission, the final voter turnout for the Tochigi gubernatorial election was 38.72%, which was 5.45 points higher than the previous election four years ago.