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Jiji poll shows only 9% support allowing LDP president to serve fourth term

Mainichi reported on Saturday morning on the results of a Jiji poll conducted on March 8-11 regarding the idea of having Prime Minister Abe serve as LDP party president for a fourth term. Only 9% of respondents were in favor of allowing the LDP president to serve 4 terms, or a total of 12 years, while 63.5% supported the current LDP rule that only allows the president to serve 3 terms, or 9 years, at most, and 15.2% saw no need to set any limit. Even among LDP members, only 16% favored 4 terms, 61.9% opted for 3 terms, and 15.1% chose no limit.

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