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Schedule of major political events

  • August 23, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

Schedule of major political events

Aug. 24

Tokyo Paralympic Games begin.

Aug. 26

Date of LDP presidential election finalized.

By end of August

40% of Japanese have received their second COVID shot (government target date).

Sept. 1

Digital agency is launched.

Sept. 5

Tokyo Paralympic Games end.

Sept. 12

Scheduled end of state of emergency and quasi-emergency measures.

Sept. 17 ?

Official campaigning for LDP presidential election starts.

Sept. 29 ?

LDP presidential election held.

Sept. 30

LDP president’s term expires.

Oct. 21

House of Representatives members’ terms expire.

Oct. 24

Upper House by-elections are held for Shizuoka and Yamaguchi districts.

Early date in October-November

COVID vaccinations have been administered to all who wish to receive them (government target date).


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