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Nago mayoral election slated for Feb. 4

  • August 3, 2017
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun
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Most papers reported that the Nago municipal election steering committee formally decided on Wednesday to hold a mayoral election on Feb. 4 next year, projecting that the ongoing FRF construction off Camp Schwab will be the biggest campaign issue. LDP municipal assembly member Toguchi is expected to challenge incumbent Mayor Inamine, who is a staunch opponent of the base realignment plan.   

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