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A court on Wednesday ruled July’s Upper House election was in a “state of unconstitutionality” due to disparities in the weight of a single vote between urban and rural constituencies.

But the high court in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, turned down the plaintiffs’ demand to nullify the election results in three electoral districts on the island of Shikoku.

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