Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2007


Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2007

Tokyo held a gubernatorial election on April 8 2007. There were fourteen candidates [http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20070406/od_afp/japanvoteoffbeat_070406183249] , among them the incumbent governor Shintaro Ishihara. All candidates ran as independents but some were supported by various parties.

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party = LDP
candidate = Shintaro Ishihara
votes = 2,811,486
percentage = 50.52
change =
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party = DPJ, SDP
candidate = Shirō Asano
votes = 1,693,323
percentage = 30.43
change =
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party = JCP
candidate = Manzo Yoshida
votes = 629,549
percentage = 11.31
change =
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party = Symbiosis New Party
candidate = Kisho Kurokawa
votes = 159,126
percentage = 2.86
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Yoshiro Nakamatsu
votes = 85,946
percentage = 1.54
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Shigeki Satoo
votes = 69,526
percentage = 1.25
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Kumiko Uchikawa
votes = 21,626
percentage = 0.39
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Koichi Toyama
votes = 15,059
percentage = 0.27
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Mitsuru Takahashi
votes = 5558
percentage = 0.10
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Osamu Ogami
votes = 4020
percentage = 0.07
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Setsuo Yamaguchi
votes = 3589
percentage = 0.06
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Ryuuhou Takashima
votes = 3240
percentage = 0.06
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Sutoku Sasaki
votes = 2845
percentage = 0.05
change =
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party = Independent
candidate = Kouichirou Mariko
votes = 1373
percentage = 0.02
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 5565127
percentage = 54.35
change =
Election box end

ee also

References

*ja icon Results from [http://www.senkyo.janjan.jp/election/2007/13/00005580.html Janjan] , [http://www.mainichi-msn.co.jp/seiji/senkyo/news/20070409k0000m010093000c.html Mainichi Daily News]
* [http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200703080036.html Asahi News Editorial]
* [http://www.japanprobe.com/?p=1398 Japan Probe coverage]
* [http://www.transpacificradio.com/category/tpr-news/ Trans-Pacific Radio coverage]

External links

* [http://www.citymayors.com/politics/japan-elections-07.html CityMayors coverage]
* [http://www.transpacificradio.com/2007/03/27/kouichi-toyama-candidate-governor-tokyo-youtube/ Video of candidate Koichi Toyama]
* [http://www.transpacificradio.com/2007/03/23/japan-april-elections-campaigns-abe-comfort-women/ Discussion of 2007 Gubernatorial campaign]
* [http://www.transpacificradio.com/category/tpr-news/ Regular updates on 2007 Gubernatorial campaign and Japanese politics]


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