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The Fukuoka High Court on Monday rejected a suit demanding that the outcome of the July Upper House election be invalidated due to the disparity in the weight of votes.

The court said, however, that the maximum disparity of 3.08 times between the most and least populated constituencies in the July 10 election was “in a state of unconstitutionality.”

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