Tokyo Voters Choosing New Leadership for City

Voters in Japan’s capital are going to the polls Sunday to pick a new leader for the scandal-plagued city as it prepares to host the 2020 Olympics Games. A record 21 candidates are running to become the governor of Tokyo. The office became vacant when the last governor resigned because of a financial scandal. The leading candidates are former defense minister Yuriko Koike, former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda and journalist Shuntaro Torigoe. Koike and Masuda are both from...

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