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LDP factions: Membership numbers and current positions of their leaders

  • January 30, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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LDP factions: Membership numbers and current positions of their leaders

Faction

No. of members

Leader

Hosoda faction

94

Hiroyuki Hosoda, chairman of the LDP Headquarters for the Promotion of Revision to the Constitution

Aso faction

59

Taro Aso, deputy prime minister and finance minister

Nukaga faction

55

Fukushiro Nukaga, chairman of the LDP Headquarters for Accelerating Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Kishida faction

46

Fumio Kishida, chairman of the LDP Policy Research Council

Nikai faction

44

Toshihiro Nikai, LDP secretary-general

Ishiba faction

20

Shigeru Ishiba, former LDP secretary-general

Ishihara faction

12

Nobuteru Ishihara, former minister in charge of economic revitalization

Note: Positions of Ishihara and Ishiba are major positions recently held.

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