2023 Sorachi Heavy News [Hokkaido Shimbun Digital].

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

We are pleased to introduce an article (dated December 29) on "2023 Sorachi Heavy News" on the Hokkaido Shimbun Digital, an Internet site operated by the Hokkaido Shimbun (Sapporo).

The article states, "Councilor elections were held in 23 cities and towns, excluding Kamisunagawa. In Iwamizawa City, 28 people ran for councilor, compared to the fixed number of 22. On the other hand, Fukagawa City had no vote for the first time in 28 years (since 1995), and the number of candidates in the three towns of Tsukigata, Uryu, and Hokuryu fell below the quota, indicating that the shortage of councilors is becoming more and more serious.

2023 空知重大ニュース【北海道新聞デジタル】
2023 Sorachi Heavy News [Hokkaido Shimbun Digital].