Japan elections: Vote scheduled for October 22 | Japan News | Al Jazeera

Japan elections: Vote scheduled for October 22

Japan will go to the polls in a week, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an early election.

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    Japan will go to the polls in a week, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an early election.

    As campaigning picks up, two new parties are trying to win votes away from the ruling coalition.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Tokyo.


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