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Today the polls are open for Japan’s 45th general election. It’s all but certain that the opposition DPJ is going to make significant gains, and might even win a two-thirds supermajority.
So while the results aren’t exactly in doubt, my colleagues and I will still try and keep things interesting. I’ll be following the election all day, and tonight I’ll be on live with Transpacific Radio.The coverage starts at 8pm Japan time and you can access the video feed here. See this link for more info on the live video.
For now, I’ll leave you with a couple photos I took of my local polling station: