The outcome of the election turns out, whether to keep your post Abe
The vote in Yaponiyada: epa/vostock-photo
– Early elections to the Chamber of representatives (lower chamber) of the Parliament of Japan will take place on Sunday.
All 465 seats in the lower chamber expect more than 1150 candidates.
Take part in the elections the ruling coalition of the liberal democratic party (LDP) and her Union, the party “Komeito” and “Party of hope”, the new Constitutional-democratic party of Japan, which including consist of immigrants from the Democratic party of Japan; the socialist party, Communist party, etc.
Of particular interest to observers of “the Party of hope,” created in September by Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike. In July of this year, the supporters of Koike in the elections to prefectural offices and meeting Tokyo won a landslide victory over the ruling coalition, which later inspired Koike creation of a national party.
On 28 September, the Prime Minister of Japan and leader of the ruling liberal democratic party, Shinzo Abe announced the dissolution of the lower house of Parliament. After this procedure, the Cabinet of Ministers announced a date for early elections on October 22.
According to the Japanese newspaper “Mainichi Shimbun” refers to the results of a public opinion poll, the LDP’s election results could take more than 300 of the 465 seats in the lower house of Parliament. At the same time, “Komeito” is able to get more than 30 seats, which will give the coalition the LDP and “Komeito” two-thirds of the votes in the House of representatives.
The survey also showed that 47% of voters would prefer as Prime Minister someone other than Abe, At the same time, about 37% of respondents supported his nomination to this post.
In addition, the survey found that the popularity of the “Party of hope” has decreased. In turn, experts believe that this party can get the results of the election to 54.
Analysts said the early elections on October 22 will test the popularity of the current policy Abe, which has repeatedly been subjected to various criticisms.
62-year-old Abe once again became Prime Minister of Japan in 2012, and since then trying to revive the economy by increasing public spending and printing money.
In 2014, he also prematurely dissolved the lower house of Parliament after Japan’s economy suddenly found itself in a recession, declining for two consecutive quarters. According to the results of those special elections, the LDP won a landslide victory.