Shinzo Abe was on 24 December 2014 re-elected to serve another term as Prime Minister of Japan. His re-election was supported by the Japan's Parliament following his ruling paty’s decisive victory at the election polls 2014.
Abe won 328 votes out of the ballots casted by 470 members of the House of Representatives, against 73 for Katsuya Okada, acting leader of the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan. Abe also fetched 135 votes out of the 240 ballots in the Upper House of Japan.
Abe belongs to Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan and its coalition partner Komeito. The coalition holds a majority in both houses.
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