Japanese general election, 1960

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Japanese general election, 1960
Japan
1958 ←
20 November 1960
→ 1963

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist [[Democratic Socialist Party (Japan)|Template:Democratic Socialist Party (Japan)/meta/shortname]]
Seats won 300 144 17
Popular vote 22,950,404 10,839,130 3,464,147
Percentage 58.1% 27.4% 8.8%
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General elections were held in Japan on 20 November 1960. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 300 of the 467 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 73.5%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party 22,950,404 58.1 300 +2
Japan Socialist Party 10,839,130 27.4 144 -23
Democratic Socialist Party 3,464,147 8.8 17 New
Japanese Communist Party 1,156,723 2.9 3 +2
Other parties 141,941 0.4 1 +1
Independents 956,781 2.4 2 +1
Invalid/blank votes 410,993 - - -
Total 39,920,119 100 467 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