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Nippon Ishin Confirms Unity Ahead of April Elections
16:51 JST, February 6, 2023
OSAKA (Jiji Press) — Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Innovation Party) on Sunday confirmed unity to attain its target of winning 600 seats in unified local elections in April, a 1.5-fold increase from the current level.
“We’ll march toward this big target,” Nobuyuki Baba, leader of the major opposition party, told a party convention in the western city of Osaka.
He also stressed his resolve to make Nippon Ishin the country’s No. 1 opposition party in the next general election for the House of Representatives, the all-important lower house of the Diet.
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