The Mayor of Yokohama election was voted yesterday, and Mr. Takeharu Yamanaka, a newcomer recommended by the Constitutional Democratic Party, was elected. Mr. Takeharu Yamanaka , a newcomer recommended by the Constitutional Democratic Party and a former professor at Yokohama City University, was elected after defeating Mr. Hachiro Okonogi, the chairman of the National Public Safety Commission, who had announced full support by the Prime Minister.
Eight people, the largest number ever, ran for the election, and attention was focused on attracting ir integrated resorts including casinos and measures against infection with the new corona virus. Mr. Okonogi‘s defeat was the future administration of Prime Minister Suga. The voting rate this time was 49 points and 0%, which was 10% 1.84 points higher than the voting rate of the previous mayoral election .