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Abe's ruling bloc on track for big election win: TV exit polls

Hefty victory seen reviving PM's push to change pacifist constitution; it also means his 'Abenomics' growth strategy will likely continue

Mr Abe putting a rosette on the name of a candidate expected to win a lower house seat at the LDP headquarters in Tokyo on Oct 22. The Japanese PM's coalition has benefited from a weak and splintered opposition.


JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, exit polls showed, bolstering his clout and potentially re-energising a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

Mr Abe's Liberal Democratic...

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