1969 Japanese general election

General elections were held in Japan on 27 December 1969. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 288 of the 486 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 68.51%.

1969 Japanese general election

27 December 1969

All 486 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
244 seats needed for a majority
Turnout68.51% (5.48)
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Eisaku Satō Tomomi Narita Yoshikatsu Takeiri
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist Komeito
Last election 277 seats, 48.8% 140 seats, 27.9% 25 seats, 5.4%
Seats won 288 90 47
Seat change 11 50 22
Popular vote 22,381,570 10,074,101 5,124,666
Percentage 47.6% 21.4% 10.9%
Swing 1.2% 6.5% 5.5%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Nishimura Eiichi Sanzō Nosaka
Party Democratic Socialist Communist
Last election 30 seats, 7.4% 5 seats, 4.8%
Seats won 31 14
Seat change 1 9
Popular vote 3,636,591 3,199,032
Percentage 7.7% 6.8%
Swing 0.3% 2.0%

Prime Minister before election

Eisaku Satō
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister

Eisaku Satō
Liberal Democratic

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Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party22,381,57047.6288+11
Japan Socialist Party10,074,10121.490-50
Komeitō5,124,66610.947+22
Democratic Socialist Party3,636,5917.731+1
Japanese Communist Party3,199,0326.814+9
Other parties81,3730.200
Independents2,492,5605.316+7
Total47,442,4001004860
Source: http://www.stat.go.jp/data/chouki/27.htm
Vote share
LDP
47.63%
JSP
21.44%
KP
10.91%
DSP
7.74%
JCP
6.81%
Independents
5.30%
Others
0.17%
Parliament seats
LDP
59.26%
JSP
18.52%
KP
9.67%
DSP
6.38%
JCP
2.88%
Independents
3.29%

References

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