Yokohama mayor’s health condition eliciting concern

An unexpected factor may impact the crucial Yokohama mayoral election scheduled for August, and that is the fact that 74-year-old Fumiko Hayashi may be in failing health. After a hospital visit of nearly a month, she does not appear to have fully recovered, and questions are being raised about whether or not she will be able to run to reelection.

林・横浜市長 任期あと半年 健康不安、臆測呼ぶ 選挙の構図固まらず (Mainichi Shinbun)

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