Japan's general elections to hold early November: LDP lawmakers

These evolutions came after PM Suga's announcement of stepping down as prime minister in a few weeks

General elections in Japan will hold in early November under a new Prime Minister who will succeed Yoshihide Suga.

The ruling party lawmakers said on Saturday that the new PM will be chosen through the leadership race of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on September 29.

As reported by Kyodo News, the lower house will be dissolved for a general election in Japan either on November 7 or on November 14. These evolutions came after PM Suga's announcement of stepping down as prime minister in a few weeks.

Kyodo News reported quoting a News poll released, Administrative Reform Minister of Japan, Taro Kono is the most popular in line to succeed Suga.

The news poll results came after a telephone survey was conducted across the nation with 1,071 randomly selected eligible voters. PM Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday kickstarted the preparations to participate in the Quad summit which will take place in the United States.

 

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