In the recent Japanese elections, Yoshihide Suga had won the elections by securing 377 or 70% of the votes for being the next Prime Minister of Japan and succeeding Shinzo Abe the former Prime Minister of Japan.
Who is the new Prime Minister of Japan?
Yoshihide Suga is appointed as the new Prime Minister of Japan. He was formally elected as the Prime Minister of Japan on 16th September 2020. Yoshihide Suga was previously the Chief Cabinet Secretary and served as the longest Chief Cabinet Secretary in the history of Japan. It is assumed that his office will start on 16th September 2020 onwards. It is also said that Suga is the first new Prime minister of Japan for the era of Reiwa. The citizens of Japan are counting on Suga to take charge of the country’s economy as it has been affected by the pandemic.
The new Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga had delivered a speech regarding his new position and career achievement as a Prime Minister of Japan that, because of the health-illness of the former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe had to retire from his position as the Prime Minister. But all of us cannot start a political vacuum as the country has already been hit by the pandemic and its spread. Moreover, he also said that he has to continue to go ahead with the framework that had been pushed forward by the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (now former Prime Minister of Japan).
What were the opinions of the public and politicians about the elections?
Opinions of the public and politicians about the elections for the new Prime Minister of Japan were as follows. The public had expected and initially wanted Shigeru Ishiba and Abe (the former Prime Minister of Japan) had imagined that the new Prime Minister would be Fumio Kishida.
But in the end, it was Yoshihide Suga who had won the elections. The loyal right-hand man of Abe.
Who were the other candidates running for Prime Minister of Japan?
The names of the participating candidates were:
Fumio Kishida, who is the Policy Council Chairman.
Shigeru Ishiba, who was the former Defense Minister.
Yoshihide Suga who is now the former Chief Cabinet Secretary.
What was the number of votes of the candidates who ran to be the next Prime Minister of Japan?
The votes of the candidates who were running to be the net Prime Minister of Japan are as follows:
Fumio Kishida, who is the Policy Council Chairman, had secured a total of 89 votes.
Shigeru Ishiba, who was the former Defense Minister, had secured a total of 68 votes.
Yoshihide Suga who is now the former Chief Cabinet Secretary had won and secured a total of 377 votes.
The Liberal Democratic Party had secured the majority in the Lower house. This guaranteed that Yoshihide Suga would be the Prime Minister of Japan on Wednesday.
We wish Japan and their new Prime Minister good luck and may Japan continue to prosper like before