Japanese general election, 1967

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Japanese general election, 1967
Japan
1963 ←
29 January 1967 → 1969

All 486 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
244 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Eisaku Sato 01.jpg    JSP   
Leader Sato Eisaku Kouzou Sasaki
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 283 seats 144 seats
Seats won 277 140
Seat change -6 -4
Popular vote 22,447,838 12,826,104
Percentage 48.9 27.9

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 29 January 1967. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 277 of the 486 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 73.99%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party 22,447,838 48.8 277 -6
Japan Socialist Party 12,826,104 27.9 140 -4
Democratic Socialist Party 3,404,464 7.4 30 +7
Komeitō 2,472,371 5.4 25 New
Japanese Communist Party 2,190,564 4.8 5 0
Other parties 101,244 0.2 0 0
Independents 2,553,989 5.6 9 -3
Total 45,996,574 100 486 +19
Source: Nohlen et al.
Vote share
LDP
  
48.80%
JSP
  
27.88%
DSP
  
7.40%
KP
  
5.38%
JCP
  
4.76%
Independents
  
5.55%
Others
  
0.22%
Parliament seats
LDP
  
57.00%
JSP
  
28.81%
DSP
  
6.17%
KP
  
5.14%
JCP
  
1.03%
Independents
  
1.85%

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