June 24, 2013

Liberal Democratic Party takes 59 seats out of 127 in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election yesterday to take top spot

"All of the LDP’s 59 candidates won seats in the 127-member Tokyo assembly to regain the top spot. It was the party’s biggest victory in the metropolis since 2001.....Voter turnout, however, was a near record low at 43.50%. Calculations by the Tokyo Shimbun daily showed the LDP won 46.5% of the seats with 15 percent of all eligible votes."

Source: LDP on track for upper house win in July 21 election
By Linda Sieg
JUN. 24, 2013
Japan Today

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