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Major opposition parties have decided to support a single candidate in a House of Representatives by-election set to be held in Shizuoka Prefecture on April 26.

The by-election in the prefecture’s No. 4 constituency is now likely to be a de facto one-on-one race between candidates from the ruling and opposition blocs.

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