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Do you think the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might have swayed people to vote for ruling Liberal Democratic Party candidates in Sunday's upper house election?

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yes unfortunately

-4 ( +4 / -8 )

I don’t think so. The result would’ve been the same either way. The opposition are in such disarray, the LDP would have won regardless. There was no bump in people voting.

11 ( +11 / -0 )

LDP would have still won it no matter what.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Yes but the results would have been the same for the most part.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Yes, with a caveat. Voter turnout was low. This might have given the LDP and other right-wing groups an advantage. The right-wing's mourning of Abe likely gave them more enthusiasm to vote in honor of their fallen hero.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Yes, but not likely in a significant number.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

They still would have won, but sadly, yes, I think it swayed the minds of some sheeple.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

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