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Three LDP factions see increases in membership

  • January 27, 2017
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

On Jan. 26, the Hosoda faction of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) announced that Upper House member Takashi Hanyuda (proportional representation) had joined the faction. With this, the number of LDP Diet members in the faction rose to 97, excluding Upper House President Chuichi Date. The Nukaga faction rose to 55 members with the addition of Lower House member Hiroyoshi Sasagawa (Gunma No. 3 district). Kishida faction membership increased to 46 as it welcomed Toshiyuki Adachi (proportional representation).

 

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