Japanese House of Councillors election, 1965

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House of Councillors elections were held in Japan on 4 July 1965,[1] electing half the seats in the House. The Liberal Democratic Party won the most seats.

Results[edit]

Party Constituency National Total
seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Liberal Democratic Party 16,651,284 44.2 46 17,583,490 47.2 25 71
Japan Socialist Party 12,346,650 32.8 24 8,729,655 23.4 12 36
Democratic Socialist Party 2,303,860 6.1 1 2,214,375 5.9 2 3
Komeitō 1,910,975 5.1 2 5,097,682 13.7 9 11
Japanese Communist Party 2,608,771 6.9 1 1,652,364 4.4 2 3
Other parties 185,991 0.5 0 298,401 0.8 0 0
Independents 1,664,639 4.4 1 1,700,849 4.6 2 3
Invalid/blank votes - - - - -
Total 37,672,171 100 75 37,276,816 100 52 127
Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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