Japanese general election, 1930

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Japanese general election, 1930
Japan
1928 ←
20 February, 1930
→ 1932

All 466 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
234 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Osachi Hamaguchi posing.jpg Inukai Tsuyoshi.jpg
Leader Osachi Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi Inukai
Party Constitutional Democratic Seiyukai
Leader's seat Kōchi 1st Okayama 2nd
Last election 217 seats 218 seats
Seats won 273 174
Seat change +46 -44
Popular vote 5,466,908 3,925,280
Percentage 52.42 37.69

Prime Minister before election

Osachi Hamaguchi
Constitutional Democratic

Prime Minister-designate

Osachi Hamaguchi
Constitutional Democratic

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The 17th General Election of Japan of the House of Representatives took place in Japan on February 20, 1930.

Results[edit]

The Minsei Party, which was led by Prime Minister Hamaguchi Osachi won an overall majority. The turnout of the election was 83.34%.


e • d Summary of the 20 February 1930 Japanese House of Representatives election results
Parties Votes  % +/- Total seats +/-
Constitutional Democratic Party 5,466,908 52.48% 273 +46
Rikken Seiyukai 3,925,980 37.69% 174 -44
National Comrade Party 128,505 1.23% 6 +2
Reform Party 55,487 0.53% 3 0
Social Democratic Party 173,458 1.67% 2
Japan Masses Party 158,074 1.52% 2
Labour-Farmer Party 92,519 0.89% 1
Local Communists 65,711 0.63% 0
Zenkoku Minshuto 13,960 0.13% 0
Meiseikai 11,315 0.11% 0
Other Parties 1,119 0.01% 0
Non-partisan 323,536 3.11% 5 -10
Valid votes 10,416,572 100.0% 466
Invalid votes 127,617
Total (turnout 83.34%) 10,544,189
Source:

Voice Japan