Jul 23, 2013

LDP nets quarter of unaffiliated proportional ballots

About a quarter of voters who support no particular political party cast their ballots for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in the proportional representation part of Sunday’s Upper House election, according to a Jiji Press exit poll. With 25.8 percent, the LDP garnered the ...

Nearly quarter of unaffiliated voters backed LDP

Jul 22, 2013

Nearly quarter of unaffiliated voters backed LDP

Nearly a quarter of swing voters cast ballots for the Liberal Democratic Party, which is projected to secure a comfortable majority in the upper chamber with coalition partner New Komeito, exit polls indicate. Among voters interviewed at polling stations by Kyodo News, 20.3 percent ...