Japan Election: LDP Candidate Eri Arfiya Wins A Seat in Chiba

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Eri Arfiya, second from left, celebrates after she won the by-election for Chiba Constituency No. 5 on Monday.

Eri Arfiya of Liberal Democratic Party won the House of Representatives by-election in Chiba Constituency No. 5 held on Sunday.

The 34-year-old took the seat previously held by Kentaro Sonoura, who was a former LDP member and resigned over a money and politics scandal.