TOE Alert: Record low turnout and uncontested seats give LDP triumph in local elections

posted by Richard Katz on April 13, 2015

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Abe’s approval ratings rebound as opposition wilts


This report analyzes why Abe's victory in local elections does not reflect support for either Abenomics or any other of Abe’s policies, as claimed by the Abe team.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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