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Japan election: Turnout could be 'post-war low'

Voting has closed in Japan's Parliamentary election, where it is thought that turnout could hit a post-war low.

Exit polls are projecting an overwhelming victory for the Liberal Democratic Party of the prime minister, Shinzo Abe, who called the snap election to seek a fresh mandate for his efforts to revitalise Japan's economy.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports

  • 14 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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