Denny Tamaki delivers a speech during his election campaign for Okinawa governor. Photo: AP

Candidate pledging to resist new US military base wins Okinawa election, defeating ruling party’s preferred choice

Okinawa hosts about half of the 54,000 American troops stationed in Japan and makes for 64 per cent of the land space used by the US bases, under a bilateral security treaty

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Denny Tamaki delivers a speech during his election campaign for Okinawa governor. Photo: AP
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