Mar 29, 2015

Letting popular will prevail

Political parties and lawmakers should not put off trying to resolve the vote-value gap between the nation's electoral districts just because recent high court rulings on the matter have been inconclusive.

Jul 18, 2013

Supreme Court plans unified view on vote-value suits

The Supreme Court will present a unified view as early as this year in a series of lawsuits over vote-value disparities in the House of Representatives, sources said Thursday. Two lawyer groups have filed 16 suits over the Lower House election last December with ...

Apr 29, 2013

Pseudo electoral reform

The bill just passed by the Liberal Democratic Party and ally Komeito to rectify vote-value disparity between districts is no more than pseudo electoral reform.