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Hosoda faction should field own candidate in next LDP presidential election

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

On the evening of Feb. 19, LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairperson Hakubun Shimomura met at a Tokyo hotel with LDP Lower House members who are serving their third term and are members of the Hosoda faction. According to participants, some said that the faction should field its own candidate in the next LDP presidential election. Some reportedly proposed that Shimomura run [as the Hosoda faction candidate].

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