National Nov 28, 2013

Court voids Okayama poll result

The Hiroshima High Court rules that the outcome of the July Upper House election in Okayama Prefecture should be invalidated due to an unconstitutional disparity in the value of votes between constituencies.

National Nov 28, 2013

Court voids election in western Japan on vote disparity

The Hiroshima High Court ruled Thursday that the outcome of the July Upper House election in Okayama Prefecture should be invalidated due to an unconstitutional disparity in the weight of votes. The decision by the court's Okayama branch is the first among 14 similar lawsuits ...