On July 21 the election of the upper house of the Japanese parliament after the official announcement of this 4th of July. At the time, the rating of the support cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party reaches a high level, the opposition parties have not yet offered any countermeasures.
Senior commentator NHK Yoshimasa Adachi share today in category LOOK your opinion about the highlights of the upcoming elections, a month before the start of the campaign.
According to Adachi, one of the main questions is whether the ruling coalition will be able to win a majority, as happened in the elections to the lower house at the end of last year.
In a survey of NHK, conducted last month, the LDP's support rating of up to 43%, more than triple the figure for all the opposition parties in general. So attention will be drawn to the fact what a campaign plan in such a situation the party of the opposition.
Adachi said that in the election campaign the opposition camp can distinguish two points. One of them is whether the opposition parties to agree on cooperation for the elections.
The second point concerns how successful the campaign will be the opposition.
Prime Minister Abe plans to pay attention to its economic policy - the so-called "abenomike" as well as the revision of the constitution. Manual LDP plans soon to prepare pre-election promises. The main issue is that the opposition parties will be able to prepare their countermeasures.