Yuriko Koike will resign as leader of the Party of Hope, sources close to the matter said on Tuesday, after the fledgling party formed by the popular Tokyo governor performed poorly in the general election last month.
The move comes as the party is set to reveal its new leadership group later on Tuesday under recently-selected co-leader Yuichiro Tamaki, who is a lower house lawmaker.
Koike established her national political party in the run-up to the October 22 House of Representatives…
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