Japan's Election Isn't All About Abenomics
Japan's election gave a big boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative party and to its wide-ranging policy goals.By Sebastian Martinez | December 14, 2014
Shinzo Abe's party won big during Japan's parliamentary elections on Sunday, picking up more than enough seats needed to get a two-thirds majority.
Abe's conservative party, called the Liberal Democratic Party, were favorites in the snap election, which saw only 52 percent voter turnout — the lowest since the second world war. (Video via Press TV)
Abe's election has reportedly confused many Japanese voters, because it comes two years earlier than needed, but it also comes at a time when the opposition is fragmented. (Video via Al Jazeera)