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August 28, 2009
Youth, unemployment rally opposition in Japan’s elections

There are just two days of campaigning left before Japan’s electorate go to the polls in what is being heralded as the most historic elections for the country in 50 years. Polls indicate that the opposition could be set to win a landslide victory and change the face of Japanese politics – long used to one party rule. A bellweather for how the electorate may vote, is often the local elections that always happen just before the national ones. And this year’s proved just as exciting with an infusion of young leaders.

Steve Chao reports for Al Jazeera English.

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