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  • Japan's voters head to the polls on 31 October to elect the 465 members of the lower chamber of the National Diet, the House of Representatives.
  • The legislative election comes a month after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida took over as head of the governing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from previous office holder Yoshihide Suga.
  • This is the first House of Representatives election since 2009 where Shinzo Abe has not been the prime ministerial candidate for the LDP, with the former PM casting a long shadow over the subsequent Suga and Kishida administrations.
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