[statement of Chairperson at Saga board of elections]
Date of the 24th member of the House of Councilors ordinary election is made public today, and vote will be held on forthcoming July 10.
As for this election, it is important election to decide directionality of Japanese politics in the future while the internal and external situation to surround our country is extremely full of difficulties, and it is election of the government which is performed only after being 18 years old, and the right to vote age being reduced from 20 years old.
Importance of this election is recognized, and qualified voters ascertain enough policy and principles and policies of candidate through websites of election bulletin and the broadcast of political views, speech meeting or candidate and hope so that we advance, and awareness one vote that there is is cast as nobody of sovereign.
Person who cannot vote has you use early vote in work or trip on election day on that day and asks a valuable favor not to make any one vote being wasted.
Finally, for healthy development of democratic government, it is essential that election is carried out definitely brightly. Not only candidate but also all people follow rule of election and desire that bright election without violation is realized earnestly.
June 22, 2016
Chairperson at Saga board of elections Shojiro Okawa