Japan votes for lower house; Abe’s party seen headed for win

In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, Japan’s Prime Minister and President of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party Shinzo Abe, center, delivers a speech in support for his party’s candidate during an election campaign for the upcoming lower house election in Tokyo. Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, Oct. 22 possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house of parliament. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.