Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga cruised to an easy electoral win over his single opponent, gathering 78.2 percent of the vote, and thus ensuring continuity in the city’s plan to make an IR bid at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.
This win represented Tomonaga’s 4th victory, and he has been the city’s mayor since April 2007.
Nagasaki Prefecture has had comparatively few difficulties in lining up political support for an IR bid with a small citizen’s movement the only visible indication of local dissent.
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