Japanese general election, 1963

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Japanese general election, 1963
Japan
1958 ←
21 November 1963
→ 1967

All 467 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
234 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Hayato Ikeda.jpg    JSP   
Leader Hayato Ikeda Jotaro Kawakami
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 296 seats 145 seats
Seats won 283 144
Seat change -13 -1
Popular vote 22,972,892 11,906,766
Percentage 56.0 29.0

Prime Minister before election

Tanaka Kakuei
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister

Tanaka Kakuei
Liberal Democratic

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General elections were held in Japan on 21 November 1963. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 283 of the 467 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 71.1%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party 22,972,892 56.0 283 -13
Japan Socialist Party 11,906,766 29.0 144 -1
Democratic Socialist Party 3,023,302 7.4 23 +6
Japanese Communist Party 1,646,477 4.0 5 +2
Other parties 59,765 0.1 0 -1
Independents 1,407,339 3.4 12 +7
Invalid/blank votes 442,405 - - -
Total 41,458,946 100 467 0
Source: http://www.stat.go.jp/data/chouki/27.htm

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