Komeito scores big in latest local election contest

April 22 , 2019

The second half of the 19th unified local government election campaign came to a close on Sunday, April 21, with all 1,222 candidates voted into office. The official party statement hailed the latest result as a “resounding triumph.”

When combined with the outcome of the first-half elections held on April 7, Komeito saw 1,560 candidates out of the 1,562 it fielded securing legislative seats.