Japanese legislator Denny Tamaki celebrates his victory, dancing with supporters in the election for Okinawa governor in Naha city, where he defeated a ruling-party-backed candidate supported by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. Photo: AP

Shinzo Abe suffers Okinawa election defeat over new US base

Denny Tamaki, the son of a US serviceman and a Japanese mother, claims Okinawa victory, opposes a government plan to build a new US military facility

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Japanese legislator Denny Tamaki celebrates his victory, dancing with supporters in the election for Okinawa governor in Naha city, where he defeated a ruling-party-backed candidate supported by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. Photo: AP
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