Comments on: Candidate deposit requirement guarantees same faces on the ballot http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/candidate-deposit-requirement-guarantees-same-faces-on-the-ballot/ How to make, save and spend money in Japan. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:29:48 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: Troy http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/candidate-deposit-requirement-guarantees-same-faces-on-the-ballot/comment-page-1/#comment-122531 Sat, 27 Oct 2012 19:35:56 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=4112#comment-122531 ¥3 million for a constituent run is not that high of a bar.

I wouldn’t want to vote for a person who can’t raise money from a solid bloc of supporters.

1000 people each donating ¥3000 would be sufficient.

Politics is not a spectator sport.

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