Japanese House of Councillors election, 1962

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House of Councillors elections were held in Japan on 1 July 1962,[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 17,112,986 47.1 48 16,581,637 46.4 21 69
Japan Socialist Party 11,917,675 32.8 22 8,666,910 24.2 15 37
Democratic Socialist Party 2,649,422 7.3 1 1,899,756 5.3 3 4
Komeitō 958,179 2.6 2 4,124,269 11.5 7 9
Japanese Communist Party 1,760,258 4.8 1 1,123,947 3.1 2 3
Doshi-kai 128,834 0.4 0 1,660,466 4.6 2 2
Other parties 58,622 0.2 0 295,603 0.8 0 0
Independents 1,725,947 4.8 2 1,404,048 3.9 1 3
Invalid/blank votes - - - - -
Total 36,311,923 100 76 35,756,635 100 51 127
Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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