Japanese House of Councillors election, 1983

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Japanese House of Councillors election, 1983
Japan
1980 ←
26 June 1983
→ 1986

126 (of the 252) seats in the House of Councillors
  First party Second party
  Yasuhiro Nakasone in Andrews cropped.jpg
Leader Yasuhiro Nakasone Masashi Ishibashi
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 135 47
Seats won 137 44
Seat change +2 -3

President of the House
of Councillors
before election

Masatoshi Tokunaga
Liberal Democratic

Elected President of the House
of Councillors

Matsuo Kimura
Liberal Democratic

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Elections for the Japanese House of Councillors were held in Japan on 26 June 1983. The House of Councillors elections were won by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.

Results[edit]

Party PR seats District seats Total Elected 1983 Total
Liberal Democratic Party 19 49 68 137
Social Democratic Party 9 13 22 44
Komeito 8 6 14 26
Communist Party 5 2 7 14
Democratic Socialist Party 4 2 6 11
NLC 1 1 2 2
Others 4 2 6 6
Independents 0 1 1 9
Vacant 3
Total 50 76 126 252

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