Japanese House of Councillors election, 1968

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House of Councillors elections were held in Japan on 7 July 1968,[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 19,405,546 44.9 48 20,120,089 46.7 21 69
Japan Socialist Party 12,617,680 29.2 16 8,542,199 19.8 12 28
Japanese Communist Party 3,577,179 8.3 1 2,146,879 5.0 3 4
Democratic Socialist Party 3,010,089 7.0 3 2,578,581 6.0 4 7
Komeitō 2,632,528 6.1 4 6,656,,771 15.5 9 13
Other parties 106,587 0.2 0 157,501 0.4 0 0
Independents 1,910,371 4.4 3 2,872,279 6.7 2 5
Invalid/blank votes - - - - -
Total 43,259,980 100 75 43,074,298 100 51 126
Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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