Typhoon Lan delays vote-counting in west, central Japan

National / Politics Oct 22, 2017

Typhoon Lan delays vote-counting in west, central Japan

Several regional election boards said Sunday that ballot-counting for the general election would likely be delayed until at least Monday because of transport disruptions caused by Typhoon Lan. Bringing heavy rain and strong winds to western and central Japan, the powerful typhoon halted ferry services ...

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 27, 2014

Guam attorney general investigating election

Guam's attorney general is investigating allegations of pre-marked ballots in the general election. The Office of the Attorney General confirmed Wednesday that it received documents from the Guam Election Commission related to the allegations. A precinct officer in Dededo signed an affidavit saying she saw pre-marked ...

Snafus invalidate ballot papers for 62 citizens

National Jul 21, 2013

Snafus invalidate ballot papers for 62 citizens

The ballots of 62 voters were invalidated by mix-ups at two polling stations, the election board of Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, said Sunday. The voters were issued ballots for the constituency and proportional-representation sections of the House of Councilors election in the wrong order. If the ...