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🇯🇵🗳️🚨The campaign for the 49th Election to the House of Representatives started today in Japan.

13 days left.

This will be the first national election I follow since I became interested in JP politics. Sadly It won't be in Japan, but let's learn & have fun together from afar! ImageImage
+1000 candidates:
18% women♀️

9 main political parties:

465 seats:
289 Single-Member Districts
176 Regional Proportional list seats

✅233 seats for a majority Source: https://www.asahi.c...
🤔📊Right out of the gate:

First prediction about the election results (19/10/21):

LDP 238
Komeito 32

CDP 131
JCP 20
Reiwa 1

Ishin 23

What do you think? #JapanPolitics #JapanDecides2021 #JapanElection21 ImageImageImage
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Dynasties continue to dominate Japan's top leadership. My post for @monkeycageblog on new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his cabinet. Bonus 🧵 1/11 #JapanDecides2021 #dynasticpolitics @ColumbiaSIPA @Columbia_APEC @ColumbiaCJEB
Kishida was elected Japan's 100th PM (64th individual in the post) on Monday. He's a third-generation politician, following his father and grandfather into politics. He defeated another "legacy" politician, Taro Kono, in the LDP's presidential runoff last week. 2/11
Kishida pledged to “regenerate” the LDP: “We have to show the general public that the LDP has been reborn.” This goal is partly reflected in his cabinet picks: old-guard ministers like Taro Aso are out, and 13 of 20 appointees are first-timers. 3/11…
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