In Japan, Rural Voters Count More Than Those in Big Cities. It Shows.

The disproportionate weight of rural voters in Japan gives sparsely populated parts of the country more representation — and more government largess — than urban areas, perpetuating what critics call an unfair system.

Prof Yusaku Horiuchi, weighs in on government representation between the rural and urban areas of Japan in a new, New York Times article. 

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