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Sunday’s Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election was like a rerun of the decisive Lower House poll that returned the Liberal Democratic Party to power in December.

The landslide victory by the local-level candidates will give the LDP-New Komeito ruling bloc plenty of momentum in the run-up to the July Upper House election, where it hopes to re-establish control over the chamber.

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