Liberal Democratic Party member Shuji Yamada (67) Ishikawa constituency held a press conference in Kanazawa on the 3rd and officially announced his candidacy for the Ishikawa prefectural governor’s election next spring.
He also indicated his intention to resign as a member of the House of Councilors between the closing of the extraordinary Diet session this month and the opening of the ordinary session of the Diet next year. Former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (60) is scheduled to run for the governor’s election, and it is highly probable that the LDP will be divided.
Secretary-general Toshimitsu Motegi and other party leaders had asked Mr. Yamada for his own weight, and he announced that he would run for the race, overcoming the opposition of those around him. Prior to the press conference, Mr. Yamada submitted a nomination request to the Liberal Democratic Party Ishikawa Kenren. Mr. Feng has already submitted it, and the party’s response will be the focus of the future.
The governor’s election is expected to be held in March next year.