Latest News Wires Japan's ruling coalition sweeps elections

Voter turnout was low in Japan's latest election, but those who showed up to the polls gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his agenda resounding support.

By , Associated Press

Agence France Presse

Japan's ruling coalition won a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.