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Some constituencies were unable to complete their ballot count on Oct. 22, the day of Japan's lower house election.
Japan's Election

Calls for internet voting grow after typhoon hits Japan election

Delayed ballot counting fuels demand for modernization

YUTA UEBAYASHI, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- The chaos caused by a typhoon sweeping across Japan as the country went to the polls last Sunday has led to renewed calls for the introduction of internet voting.

The storm caused widespread disruption to the lower house election. Many voters struggled to make it to polling stations and a number of local authorities were unable to count ballots the same day.

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