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Breakdown of time party leaders devoted to each campaign issue in Oct. 15 speeches

Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe

 

Spoke in Sapporo City for 21 minutes 42 seconds 

 

North Korea, foreign policy

33%

Economic policy

19%

Revitalization of agriculture

12%

Childrearing support

8%

Criticism of opposition parties

17%

Other topics

11%

 

Kibo no To [Party of Hope] leader Yuriko Koike

 

Spoke in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, for 16 minutes 38 seconds

 

Criticism of the administration

30%

Moritomo, Kake scandals

11%

Passive smoking prevention

10%

Women’s empowerment, work-style reforms

27%

Consumption tax

7%

Other topics

15%

 

Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi

 

Spoke in Kobe City for 17 minutes 14 seconds

 

Criticism of opposition parties

20%

Reduction of financial burden for education

18%

Change in usage of consumption tax revenues

24%

Social security

11%

North Korea

6%

Other topics

21%

 

Japanese Communist Party Chairman Kazuo Shii

 

Spoke in Kyoto City for 34 minutes 34 seconds

 

Criticism of administration

6%

Moritomo, Kake scandals

5%

North Korea

11%

Economic policy

26%

Nuclear power plants

8%

Constitution

8%

Cooperation among opposition parties

18%

Other topics

18%

 

Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Edano

 

Spoke in Takatsuki City, Osaka, for 15 minutes 5 seconds

 

Reason for forming new party

12%

Economic policy

15%

Work-style reforms

27%

Criticism of administration (including Moritomo, Kake scandals, security laws)

24%

Other topics

21%

 

Nippon Ishin [Japan Innovation Party] leader Ichiro Matsui

 

Spoke in Matsubara City, Osaka, for 11 minutes 15 seconds

 

Free education

8%

Fiscal, administrative reforms

33%

Criticism of other parties

17%

Freezing the consumption tax increase

33%

Other topics

8%

 

Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Tadatomo Yoshida

 

Spoke in Hita City, Oita, for 13 minutes 23 seconds

 

Criticism of administration

25%

Constitution

15%

Regional revitalization

14%

Work-style reforms

4%

Consumption tax

9%

Nuclear plants, energy

15%

Other topics

18%

 

Party for Japanese Kokoro leader Masashi Nakano

 

Spoke in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, for 26 minutes 46 seconds

 

North Korea, security

19%

Criticism of other opposition parties

27%

Constitution

17%

Consumption tax

21%

Other topics

15%

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