Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg

Explainer |
Explained: what’s at stake in Japan’s 2019 upper house election?

  • The ruling LDP-Komeito coalition maintains its lead over the lacklustre opposition parties, and is poised to retain its two-thirds supermajority
  • It is likely to be Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s final campaign, as he has promised to not contest another term as LDP leader after 2021

Topic |   Japan
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg
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