Japanese House of Councillors election, 1959

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House of Councillors elections were held in Japan on 2 June 1959,[1] electing half the seats in the House. The Liberal Democratic Party won the most seats.

Results[edit]

Party Constituency National Total
seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Liberal Democratic Party 15,667,022 52.0 49 12,120,598 41.2 22 71
Japan Socialist Party 10,265,394 34.1 21 7,794,754 26.5 17 38
Japanese Communist Party 999,255 3.3 0 551,916 1.9 1 1
Ryokufūkai 731,383 2.4 2 2,382,703 8.1 4 6
Political League for Small and Medium Enterprises - - 0 598,519 2.0 1 1
Other parties 155,189 0.5 0 154,743 0.5 0 0
Independents 2,311,112 7.7 3 5,817,187 19.8 7 10
Invalid/blank votes - - - - -
Total 30,129,355 100 75 29,420,419 100 52 127
Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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