NAGO, Okinawa Pref. — Voters went to the polls Sunday to choose a new mayor in an election with implications not only for the city of Nago but also the realignment of U.S. military bases in Japan.

Although most of the media tied the election to the relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station to Nago, some voters said Sunday they were more concerned about the local economy.

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