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Police continued their questioning Saturday of Teruki Takenaka and five other public officials in Nagano Prefecture in a bid to uncover the truth behind a gubernatorial vote-influencing case.

The six arrested public officials are suspected of abusing their positions in an effort to garner votes for Fumitaka Ikeda, the former vice governor who lost the Oct. 15 gubernatorial election.

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