• Short Summary

    THIS IS NAHA, CAPITAL OF RYUKYU ISLANDS AND ABOUT 467,000 VOTERS OUT OF 550,000 PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE VOTING RIGHT WENT TO THE POLL PLACE ON NOVEMBER 15TH.

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    THIS IS NAHA, CAPITAL OF RYUKYU ISLANDS AND ABOUT 467,000 VOTERS OUT OF 550,000 PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE VOTING RIGHT WENT TO THE POLL PLACE ON NOVEMBER 15TH. THIS IS THE FIRST POST WAR ELECTION TO CHOOSE OKINAWAN REPRESENTATIVES IN THE JAPANESE DIET. MEN AND WOMEN WAIT FOR A VOTER TO CAST THEIR BALLOT AT VARIOUS POLLING STATIONS IN OKINAWA. AS A RESULT OF OPENING OF THE POLLING, 4 SOCIALISTS AND 3 LIBERAL DEMOCRATS GET BOTH UPPER AND LOWER HOUSES SEAT. JUNJI NISHIME OF THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY WAS THE FIRST ELECTED TO THE LOWER HOUSE IN OKINAWA ELECTIONS WHEN VOTES CAST FOR HIM TOTALLED 81,079. KAMEJIRO SENAGA OF THE PEOPLE'S PARTY WAS THE SECOND CANDIDATE DECLARED WINNER WITH VOTES OF 65,784. KOSUKE USHIHAWA OF THE SOCIALIST PARTY WITH VOTES OF 60,609, KOSHO KUNIBA OF LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PARTY WITH VOTE OF 56,350 AND TSUMICHIYO ASATO OF THE SOCIALIST MASSES PARTY WITH VOTES OF 45,255 FOR THE LOWER HOUSE AND KIYAN SHINEI, INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR UPPER HOUSE WAS ELECTED WITH VOTES OF 180,255 AND ICHIRO INAMINE, OF LIBERAL DEMOCRATS FOR UPPER HOUSE WITH VOTES OF 173,052. THESE NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS FOR BOTH LOWER HOUSE AND UPPER HOUSE WILL JOIN THE DIET SPECIAL SESSION STARTING 24th NOVEMBER AS NEW MEMBERS. HOWEVER, LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PARTY RETAIN MEMBERS 301 OUT OF 492 IN THE LOWER HOUSE AND 139 OUT OF 252 IN THE UPPER HOUSE. SO THAT LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PARTY STILL RETAIN THE MAJORITY OF SEATS BOTH HOUSES AND SOCIALISTS, COMMUNIST AND RELIGIOUS PARTY'S PROPOSITION TO KICK OUT AMERICAN BASES FROM OKINAWA SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN THE DIET. ON THE OTHER HAND, THREE SOCIALISTS WERE ELECTED IN THE LOWER HOUSE AND ONE IN UPPER HOUSE IN OKINAWA BY THIS ELECTION, THEIR OPPOSITION TO THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT WILL IMPRESS OKINAWANS THAT THEY SHALL LEAD ANTI-USA JAPAN SECURITY TREATY AND REMOVAL OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY BASES WILL BE MORE HARDER FROM NOW ON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA79WMRDP7RGAR9UG232WA7SDXT
    Media URN:
    VLVA79WMRDP7RGAR9UG232WA7SDXT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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