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10 Okinawan economic organizations decide to back Sakima in gubernatorial election

  • September 7, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

With the Okinawa gubernatorial election set for Sept. 30, the 16 economic organizations in the prefecture decided on Sept. 6 what stance they would take. Ten of the organizations decided to back or are poised to back Atsushi Sakima (54), who has been endorsed by the Federation of Okinawa Prefecture LDP Branches among others. Five of the other economic groups plan not to support any particular candidate as organizations. (Abridged)

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