Japanese House of Councillors election, 1953

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House of Councillors elections were held in Japan on 24 April 1953,[1] electing half the seats in the House. The Yoshida faction of the Liberal Party won the most seats.

Results[edit]

Party Constituency National Total
seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Liberal Party-Yoshida 8,803,131 31.4 30 6,149,927 22.7 16 46
Leftist Socialist Party of Japan 3,917,837 14.0 10 3,858,552 14.3 8 18
Rightist Socialist Party of Japan 2,952,803 10.5 7 1,740,423 6.4 3 10
Reform Party 2,840,345 10.1 5 1,630,507 6.0 3 8
Ryokufūkai 2,096,103 7.5 8 3,301,011 12.2 8 16
Liberal Party-Hatoyama 522,540 1.9 0 110,889 0.4 0 0
Workers and Farmers Party 277,422 1.0 0 112,535 0.4 0 0
Japanese Communist Party 264,729 0.9 0 293,877 1.1 0 0
Other parties 322,674 1.2 1 332,898 1.2 0 1
Independents 6,013,363 21.5 14 9,504,220 35.2 15 29
Invalid/blank votes - - - - -
Total 28,010,967 100 75 27,034,839 100 53 128
Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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