TOKYO (AP) — An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party. "The LDP and Abe can win big on Sunday and still lose," says Michael Cucek, an adjunct professor of politics at Temple University's Japan campus in Tokyo.

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