Okinawa votes against US military base move | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 25, 2019

Okinawa votes against US military base move

Voters on the Japanese island of Okinawa have rejected the relocation of a controversial US military base, according to exit polls from a non-binding referendum cited by local media yesterday. With 42 percent of ballots counted, some 72 percent had voted against the move with 19 percent in favour, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said.

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