2016年8月1日「モバイル英語学習」第377号(英語のエッセイ ): Tokyo’s First Woman Governor

Notes:
candidate 候補者;
even so それでも;
party 政党;
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Tokyo had an election for governor yesterday, and for the first time a woman will be the governor of Japan’s largest city. There were 21 candidates (people who wanted to become the next governor). I think this election was more exciting than the last one because more people voted. The top three candidates got about 90% of the vote, but no candidate got over 50%. Even so, Koike Yuriko was the clear winner. She didn’t have the support of any major party, but she got almost 3,000,000 votes. Masuda Hiroya, who came in second, got fewer than 1,800,000 votes. (by Prof. Douglas Jarrell)
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