Japanese general election, 1983

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Japanese general election, 1983
Japan
1980 ←
18 December 1983 → 1986

All 511 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
256 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Yasuhiro Nakasone in Andrews cropped.jpg    JSP   
Leader Yasuhiro Nakasone Masashi Ishibashi
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 284 seats, 47.88% 107 seats, 19.31%
Seats won 250 112
Seat change -34 +5
Popular vote 25,982,785 11,065,082
Percentage 45.76% 19.49%

Prime Minister before election

Yasuhiro Nakasone
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister-designate

Yasuhiro Nakasone
Liberal Democratic

The Japanese general election, 1983 was an election held place in Japan in 1983 for the House of Representatives.

Election results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 18 December 1983 Japanese House of Representatives election results[1][2]
Parties Candidates Votes[3]  % Seats +/-
(last election)
   Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 339 25,982,785 45.76% 250 Decrease34
   Japanese Socialist Party (JSP) 144 11,065,082 19.49% 112 Increase5
   Japanese Communist Party (JCP) 129 5,302,485 9.34% 26 Decrease3
   Justice Party 59 5,745,751 10.12% 58 Increase25
Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) 54 4,129,907 7.27% 38 Increase6
New Liberal Club (NLC) 17 1,341,584 2.36% 8 Decrease4
Social Democratic Federation (SDF) 4 381,045 0.67% 3 Steady0
Center-left opposition 134 11,598,287 20.43% 107 Increase27
  Others 18 62,323 0.11% 0 Steady0
  Independents 84 2,768,735 4.88% 16 Increase5
Totals (Turnout 67.9%) 848 56,779,697 100.00% 511 Steady0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interparliamentary Union (IPU), 1983 House of Representatives election
  2. ^ Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Statistics Department, Long-term statistics, chapter 27: Public servants and elections, sections 27-7 to 27-10 Elections for the House of Representatives
  3. ^ Fractional votes rounded to full numbers