House of Representatives Elections 12 single-seat constituencies in Hokkaido are Liberal Democratic Party 6, Ritsumin 5, Komei 1 | NHK Hokkaido News

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Seats have been decided for all 12 single-seat constituencies in Hokkaido.
The Liberal Democratic Party won 6 seats in the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 12th wards, and the Constitutional Democratic Party won 5 seats in the 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, and 11th wards. In addition, the Komeito protected the seats in the 10th ward.
In the 12 single-seat constituencies in Hokkaido, the ruling party has won a majority of seats.
Before the election, the ruling and opposition parties had 6 seats in both the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, and the Constitutional Democratic Party had 6 seats.
In addition, the ruling party won the majority of the 20 seats in Hokkaido, including single-seat constituencies and proportional representation.
Before the election, the number of seats in the ruling and opposition parties was the same in both the single-seat constituencies and the proportional representation, and the powers were close to each other.

[Mr. Michishita, a citizen of the 1st ward]
In Hokkaido 1st district, Daiki Michishita, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party and supported by the Social Democratic Party Road Union, won the seat for the second time.
Mr. Michishita is 45 years old from Shintoku Town in Tokachi.
After working as a member of the provincial assembly, I was elected for the first time in the last election of the House of Representatives four years ago.
Former Hokkaido Governor Takahiro Yokomichi, who once served as a secretary, was appointed as the head of the election countermeasures headquarters, and he gave a street speech with Mr. Yokomichi, and developed an election campaign that took over the ground.
In the election campaign, Mr. Michishita repeatedly appealed for “clean politics” and regaining trust in politics.
In addition, for a society where diversity is respected, we have introduced selective surnames for married couples and protected the rights of people with sexual minorities called LGBT.
In addition to solidifying the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, it has expanded its support to nonpartisan groups and won the second seat.
Mr. Michishita said, “The election campaign was a tough battle on the horizontal line, but we have expanded our support to many people. I think this victory is not my personal victory, but yours.”
He added, “We will do our best to reflect the opinions and requests received during the election campaign in our policies as soon as possible.”

[Mr. Matsuki, a citizen of the 2nd ward]
In the 2nd district of Hokkaido, Mr. Kenko Matsuki, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party, recommended by the Reiwa Shinsengumi and supported by the Social Democratic Party Road Union, has won the seat for the sixth time.
Mr. Matsuki is 62 years old from Sapporo.
He was elected for the first time in the 2003 House of Representatives election, and served as Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries under the Democratic Party of Japan.
In the by-elections in April, while the Liberal Democratic Party forgot to support the candidates, it won as a unified candidate for the opposition party and returned to the House of Representatives.
This time too, the Communist Party did not support the candidates and unified them to Mr. Matsuki.
In the election campaign, Mr. Matsuki appealed for a consumption tax cut to support households exhausted by the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
In addition to solidifying the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, it has expanded its support to nonpartisan groups and won the sixth seat.
Mr. Matsuki said, “Thanks to each and every one of you. I will do my best to realize the catchphrase” Creating a foundation for happiness “during the election.”
On top of that, “I have to take all possible measures against corona, but I also want to appeal for consumption tax cuts. I haven’t waited for the issue of climate change, so I want to do my best in political activities centered on this.” Said.

[The 3rd ward is the Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Takagi, and the Constitutional Democratic Party, Mr. Arai is proportionally revived]
The 3rd district of Hokkaido is the third seat acquisition of Mr. Hirohisa Takagi, a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito Party.
Mr. Takagi is 61 years old from Sapporo.
After working as a bank employee and police officer for two terms as a member of the local assembly, he was elected for the first time in the 2012 House of Representatives election.
In the last election four years ago, I lost to Mr. Satoshi, the father of Mr. Yu Arai of the Constitutional Democratic Party, in the constituency, and I was not elected as a proportional representative.
In this election campaign, which was humiliated, Mr. Takagi appealed to strengthen support for businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises affected by the new coronavirus, and to work on infrastructure development for disaster prevention and mitigation.
In addition to solidifying the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, it is the third time to win a seat with a certain amount of support from nonpartisan groups.
Mr. Takagi has returned to the House of Representatives for the first time in four years.
Mr. Takagi said, “I was able to win a fierce battle with everyone. After four years of ronin life, I went around the area and listened to the voices of the field, so I would like to reflect it in national affairs. Hokkaido’s economy is exhausted I want to rebuild it firmly, and I want to create a society where I can live with peace of mind over the medium to long term, and I want to make efforts for that purpose. “
On the other hand, Mr. Yu Arai of the Constitutional Democratic Party, although not in the single-seat constituency, got a seat as a proportional representation who ran for multiple candidates.

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[The 4th ward is a Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Nakamura, and Mr. Otsuki is a proportional revival]
In the 4th district of Hokkaido, Hiroyuki Nakamura, a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito Party, won a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties and won the fourth seat.
Mr. Nakamura is 60 years old from Yoichi Town, Shiribeshi.
After serving as a member of the local assembly, he was elected for the first time in the House of Representatives election in 2012, and has been elected in the 4th district of Hokkaido three times in a row, and was appointed Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Kishida Cabinet.
In the election campaign, Mr. Nakamura appealed that he would make efforts to improve the highway, develop tourism that makes the best use of food and nature, and promote the primary industry.
During the period, party leaders such as former Prime Minister Abe and Vice-President Aso rushed to support and expanded their support.
As a result, in addition to solidifying the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, we have also won votes in urban areas such as Sapporo, which has many nonpartisan groups, and won the seat for the fourth time.
Mr. Nakamura said, “It was a very tough election campaign, but with the support of our supporters, we were able to win the one-on-one fight. Thank you.”
On top of that, “I think that it was a form of earnest work, and I think that you acknowledged that. I am grateful to you and I will do my best for you, so please support me. I would like your help. “
In the 4th district of Hokkaido, the Communist Party withdrew its support just before the announcement, resulting in a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties.
Mr. Koyo Otsuki of the Constitutional Democratic Party, who fought as a unified candidate for the opposition, won a seat in the proportional representation who ran for multiple candidates, although it did not reach the single-seat constituency.

[LDP, Mr. Wada in the 5th ward]
In the 5th district of Hokkaido, Yoshiaki Wada, a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito Party, won the seat for the third time.
Mr. Wada is 50 years old from Ikeda City, Osaka Prefecture.
The son-in-law of Nobutaka Machimura, the former chairman of the House of Representatives of the Liberal Democratic Party, was elected for the first time in the 2016 by-election following the death of Mr. Machimura after working for a major trading company.
In the election campaign, Mr. Wada emphasized his achievements such as taking the front line of measures against the new coronavirus as a Cabinet Office government official and amending the law to encourage men to take childcare leave.
He also appealed to secure a budget for strengthening the competitiveness of agricultural products by acting as a conduit with the government.
In addition to solidifying the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, it has gained a certain amount of support from nonpartisan groups and has won the seat for the third time.
Mr. Wada said, “Thanks to everyone’s power, I was able to win. As a former trading company man, I would like to do my best in the Diet based on the principle of thorough field principles in order to recover the economy of Hokkaido.”

[6th district is the Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Higashi]
In the 6th district of Hokkaido, Mr. Togoku, a newcomer to the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito and New Party Daichi, won the seat for the first time.
Mr. Higashi is 53 years old from Nayoro city.
After working as a member of the Asahikawa city council, I served as a member of the road council for more than 16 years.
In the 6th district of Hokkaido, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party has retired, and it has become a de facto confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties between newcomers.
In the election campaign, Mr. Higashi emphasized that he would need a member of parliament from the ruling party for the development of the region, and that he would act as a conduit to the country.
He also appealed for the promotion of agricultural products, which is a key industry, and the elimination of disparities with urban areas in the medical and welfare fields.
In the election campaign, Mayor Kansuke Imazu of Asahikawa City supported the campaign, and with the support of agricultural cooperatives and economic organizations, we developed a campaign that makes the most of our organizational strength.
As a result, in addition to solidifying the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, it has expanded its support to nonpartisan groups and is the first to win a seat.
On the other hand, former Mayor of Asahikawa and Masahito Nishikawa of the Constitutional Democratic Party was not as good as Mr. Higashi.
Mr. Higashi said, “This victory is due to the people of Hokkaido who supported me because I thought that I had to change the Kamikawa region. I am determined to work hard for the promotion of the region and the development of each field. “.

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[7th ward is the Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Ito]
In the 7th district of Hokkaido, Yoshitaka Ito, a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito Party, won the seat for the fifth time.
Mr. Ito is 72 years old from Asahikawa city.
After working as a member of the Diet and Mayor of Kushiro, he was elected for the first time in the 2009 House of Representatives election, and served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Currently, he is the chairman of the party, Doren.
In the election campaign, Mr. Ito appealed for the recovery of the economy exhausted by the spread of the new corona infection, the enhancement of regional medical care, the investigation of the cause of red tide damage, and support for fishermen.
Mr. Ito received a wide range of support from companies, agricultural cooperatives, fishery cooperatives, and other organizations, and solidified the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party.
Mr. Ito said, “The first thing I want to do is take measures against red tide. I want to break away from the new coronavirus, build a medical system with an eye on” after corona “, and work on the recovery of the exhausted Hokkaido economy.” rice field.

[Mr. Osaka, the 8th ward]
In the 8th district of Hokkaido, Seiji Osaka, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party and supported by the Social Democratic Party Road Union, won a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties and won the fifth seat.
Mr. Osaka is 62 years old from the town of Niseko.
He served as the mayor of Niseko for three terms, and was elected for the first time in the proportional representation Hokkaido block in the 2005 House of Representatives election. Currently, I am the representative of the party.
In the election campaign, Mr. Osaka said that the government’s countermeasures against the new coronavirus were inadequate, and that it was necessary to expand support for businesses and provide cash benefits to people in need.
He also appealed that he would work to improve the child-rearing environment and raise income as a measure against population decline.
We posted the state of the election campaign on SNS every day to spread it to the younger generation.
As a result, in addition to solidifying the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, it has gained widespread support from nonpartisan groups and won the fifth seat.
Mr. Osaka said, “First of all, we will take measures against the new corona without a break. We would like to request the government to provide support to businesses regardless of industry and to provide cash benefits to people in need.”
Regarding the southern Hokkaido region, “Many people asked us to revitalize the region. We aim for a regional recycling economy where money can be circulated in the region. We process” primary products “such as agricultural products locally and sell them locally. Then, the money that was paid outside will be used and circulated within the area. “

[Mr. Yamaoka, a citizen of the 9th ward]
In the 9th district of Hokkaido, Tatsumaru Yamaoka, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party and supported by the Social Democratic Party Road Union, won a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties and won the third seat.
Mr. Yamaoka is 42 years old from Tokyo.
After working as a reporter for NHK, he was elected for the first time in the proportional representation Hokkaido block in the 2009 House of Representatives election.
In the 9th district of Hokkaido, he lost to Manabu Horii of the Liberal Democratic Party three times in a row, but in the last election four years ago, he was revived as a proportional representative.
This time, the Communist Party withdrew its support, which led to the unification of opposition candidates, and it was the first one-on-one confrontation.
In the election campaign, Mr. Yamaoka criticized the government’s response to the new coronavirus, and appealed for support for managers with tight cash flow and a temporary reduction in the consumption tax.
As a result, we have solidified the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, gained widespread support from nonpartisan groups, and received support from some of the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party, and this is the third time we have won a seat.
Mr Yamaoka is the first to win a seat in the constituency.
Mr. Yamaoka said, “I am grateful that you have been selected as a representative of the region. I would like to work as a member of parliament that is more useful and faces the lives of the people.”
He also mentioned that the Communist Party withdrew his candidacy and the opposition candidates were unified. “We were able to fight one-on-one with the efforts of many people. We are working to meet that expectation. I want to do it. “

[Komeito, Mr. Inazu in the 10th ward]
In the 10th district of Hokkaido, Hisashi Inatsu, a former member of the Komeito Party and recommended by the Liberal Democratic Party and New Party Daichi, won a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties and won the fifth seat.
Mr. Inazu is 63 years old from Ashibetsu city.
After working as a member of the local assembly, he was elected for the first time in the proportional representation Hokkaido block in the 2009 House of Representatives election.
After that, from 2012 (Heisei 24), he was elected three times in a row in the 10th district of Hokkaido, and served as the Deputy Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare.
In the election campaign, Mr. Inazu appealed that he would implement a new “Go To Campaign” as an economic measure and provide cash benefits to child-rearing households whose burden has increased due to the corona disaster.
The Komeito has positioned the 10th district of Hokkaido as the most important district, and on the day of the announcement, Representative Yamaguchi rushed in and Prime Minister Kishida also joined in and called for support.
As a result, in addition to solidifying the supporters of the Komeito and Liberal Democratic Party, it has expanded its support to nonpartisan groups and has won the seat for the fifth time.
Mr. Inazu complained that he was at the forefront of preventing the spread of the new corona. In the future, he would like to work on economic measures with an eye on the future of the new corona, such as by making a supplementary budget. I would like to use my strength to provide benefits for the child-rearing generation and take measures against the declining rice price. “

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[Mr. Ishikawa, a citizen of the 11th ward]
In the 11th district of Hokkaido, Kaori Ishikawa, a former member of the Constitutional Democratic Party and supported by the Social Democratic Party Road Union, won a one-on-one confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties and won the second seat.
Mr. Ishikawa is 37 years old from Yokohama.
After serving as an announcer, I was elected for the first time in the last House of Representatives election four years ago.
In the 11th district of Hokkaido, the same face-to-face confrontation between women as last time was held between the ruling and opposition parties.
In the election campaign, Mr. Ishikawa went around the constituency with his husband, Tomohiro Ishikawa, a former member of the House of Representatives from Ashoro Town in Tokachi.
Mr. Ishikawa emphasized his achievements in supporting farmers affected by the new corona, and appealed that he would like to reduce food loss by providing food to people who have difficulty living.
As a result, in addition to solidifying the supporters of the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, it has gained widespread support from nonpartisan groups and won the second seat.
Mr. Ishikawa said, “I managed to survive the tough election campaign with the support of everyone. I was prepared that it would not be so easy because the ground is well maintained, but it was a thicker wall than I imagined. The industry is also greatly affected. I want to firmly convey the voices of everyone in the field so that they can reach people in need. “

[12th ward is Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Takebe]
In the 12th district of Hokkaido, Arata Takebe, a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party and recommended by the Komeito Party, has won the seat for the fourth time.
Mr. Takebe is 51 years old from Shari Town.
After working as a secretary to his father, Tsutomu, who served as secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, he was elected for the first time in the 2012 House of Representatives election and became the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Kishida Cabinet.
In the election campaign, Mr. Takebe appealed that he would promote the development of beds and the development of domestically produced therapeutic agents as a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, and that he would take large-scale economic measures to restore his daily life.
In addition to promoting election campaigns that make use of organizational strength and solidifying the supporters of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, it has also gained a certain amount of support from nonpartisan groups and won the fourth seat.
Mr. Takebe said, “It is a serious responsibility, but I will do my best to develop Hokkaido by tightening my feelings. I will do my best to overcome the corona and regain my life.”

[For details, please visit the special website]
NHK Sapporo Broadcasting Station’s special site, “Choice Hokkaido,” provides a variety of content to help you “widely” and “deeply” know the House of Representatives election.
In addition to summarizing the history of battles by single-seat constituency, we also publish a column article that collects data and trivia.
For detailed election results in recent years, please see the column article “Looking back on the results of the House of Representatives election in Hokkaido, each party under the single-seat constituency system.”
Regarding “winning certainty”, we introduce behind the scenes in the column article “What is” winning certainty “? The House of Representatives election NHK Hokkaido judges this way.” Furthermore, regarding proportional representation, we dig deeper into the column article “National elections are interesting for proportional representation in the House of Representatives election in Hokkaido …”.
“Choice Hokkaido” can be entered by clicking the banner on the top page of NHK Sapporo Broadcasting Station. Please take a look.

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