Support for Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party has slid to 25%, the lowest since the party returned to power in 2012, according to the latest Nikkei-TV Tokyo survey, Report informs.

The approval rating of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s cabinet also set a new low in the survey, conducted Friday through Sunday. It fell 2 percentage points from the January poll to 25%.

A fundraising scandal involving party factions is seen as the main factor driving down support for the LDP and Kishida.

Support for the LDP dropped 6 points from January, below the 29% marked in 2007 during Shinzo Abe’s first stint as prime minister and in 2009 under the Taro Aso government. The 25% support is the lowest registered by the LDP while in power, dating back to when tracking of comparable data began in August 2002.

Respondents not expressing a party preference climbed 4 points to 36%, topping the LDP’s mark for a third straight month. Support for the Constitutional Democratic Party rose 1 point to 9%, with the Japan Innovation Party, or Nippon Ishin no Kai, also gaining 1 point to 8%.

The Kishida cabinet’s disapproval rating rose 1 point to 67%. Among those not backing the cabinet, 41% cited a lack of leadership, while 40% were dissatisfied with management of government and party affairs. Among those in support, 34% pointed to the LDP-centered cabinet lineup.

As for top policy priorities, containing inflation topped the list at 39%, followed by child-rearing, education and the low birthrate at 37%, and the economy at 35%.