Japanese general election, 1986

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Japanese general election, 1986
Japan
1983 ←
6 July 1986
→ 1990

All 512 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
257 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
Leader's seat Gunma 3rd Nagasaki 2nd
Last election 250 seats, 45.76% 112 seats, 19.49%
Seats won 304 85
Seat change +54 -27
Popular vote 29,875,501 10,412,584
Percentage 49.42% 17.23%

Prime Minister before election

Yasuhiro Nakasone
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister-designate

Yasuhiro Nakasone
Liberal Democratic

The Japanese general election, 1986 was an election held in Japan on July 6, 1986 for the House of Representatives.

Election results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 6 July 1986 Japanese House of Representatives election results[1][2]
Parties Candidates Votes[3]  % Seats +/-
   Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 322 29,875,501 49.42% 300 Increase51
New Liberal Club (NLC) 12 1,114,800 1.84% 6 Decrease2
Ruling coalition 334 30,990,301 51.27% 306 Increase49
   Japanese Socialist Party (JSP) 138 10,412,584 17.23% 85 Decrease25
   Japanese Communist Party (JCP) 129 5,313,246 8.79% 26 Decrease1
   Justice Party 61 5,701,277 9.43% 56 Decrease3
Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) 56 3,895,858 6.44% 26 Decrease11
Social Democratic Federation (SDF) 5 499,670 0.83% 4 Increase1
Center-left opposition 122 10,096,805 16.70% 86 Decrease13
  Others 15 120,627 0.20% 0 Steady0
  Independents 100 3,515,043 5.81% 9 Increase2
Totals (Turnout 71.4%) 838 60,448,610 100.00% 512 Increase12
(reapportionment: +1
11 vacant seats)

References[edit]

http://www.binghamton.edu/cdp/era/elections/jpn86par.html

  1. ^ Interparliamentary Union (IPU), 1986 Shūgiin 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