Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Ruling Coalition Wins Majority in Upper House

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Upper House
Tokyo, Japan – Japanese Prime Minister and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Shinzo Abe pins a rosette on his party’s candidates list in the Upper House election at the LDP headquarters in Tokyo on Sunday, July 10, 2016. (Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO)

Voters cast their votes for Upper House elections across Japan
Tokyo, Japan – Voters cast their ballots for Japan’s upper house election at a polling station on July 10, 2016. (Photo by AFLO)

Leader of Japan's main opposition Democratic Party Katsuya Okada reacts about Upper House election results
Tokyo, Japan – Wry-faced Katsuya Okada, leader of Japans main opposition Democratic Party, comments on the early returns of Sundays upper house election during an interview with a Japanese TV station at the party headquarters on July 10, 2016. The Democrats linked up with three smaller parties including the Japanese Communist Party but failed to gain seats and block the pro-constitutional revision camp from getting a super majority as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition won a landslide victory. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)