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Ruling LDP Party Wins Upper House Elections

July 11 2022


The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partners won the most seats in the upper house of Parliament in elections over the weekend, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Osaka).

The LDP and its junior partner, Komeito, were on track to win at least 70 of the 125 contested seats. Along with the 84 uncontested seats, the LDP-led bloc in favor of amending the constitution to expand the role of the Self-Defense Forces, which also includes the Japan Innovation Party and Democratic...

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