Tokyo Metro election results may reflect discontent with Abe’s leadership, Tobias Harris suggests

Author: Bloomberg Politics

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Tokyo’s Metropolitan Assembly election on Sunday, July 2 saw a record upset of the Liberal Democratic Party in favor of the upstart Tomin First Party. In a Bloomberg Politics article covering the election,  Tobias Harris, Sasakawa USA Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business, suggests that Prime Minister Abe’s rush to revise the Japanese constitution may explain the results.

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