Japanese general election, 1952

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Japanese general election, 1952
Japan
1949 ←
1 October 1952
→ 1953
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General elections were held in Japan on 1 October 1952. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 242 of the 466 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 76.4%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Party 16,956,134 48.0 242 New
Reform Party 6,630,070 18.8 89 New
Rightist Socialist Party of Japan 4,537,703 12.8 60 New
Leftist Socialist Party of Japan 3,464,042 9.8 56 New
Japanese Communist Party 896,765 2.5 0 -35
Other parties 602,647 1.7 4 -18
Independents 2,249,999 6.4 15 +7
Invalid/blank votes 412,349 - - -
Total 35,749,709 100 466 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p381 ISBN 0-19-924959-8