2017 Yuriko Koike Electioneering
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Yuriko Koike electioneering for her Party of Hope (Kibo no To) at Shibuya crossing, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Friday October 13th 2017 Koike became the Governor of Tokyo after splitting from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and running against their candidate. She formed her own party after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election. Though not running for office herself this election she remains a popular figure and campaigns for her candidates. and is predicted to weaken Abe's majority. in the Diet.