Japanese House of Councillors election, 1986

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Japanese House of Councillors election, 1986
Japan
← 1983 6 July 1986 1989 →

126 (of the 252) seats in the House of Councillors
  First party Second party
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Leader Yasuhiro Nakasone Masashi Ishibashi
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 137 44
Seats won 143 42
Seat change +6 -2

President of the House
of Councillors
before election

Matsuo Kimura
Liberal Democratic

Elected President of the House
of Councillors

Masaaki Fujita
Liberal Democratic

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Elections for the Japanese House of Councillors were held in Japan in 1986.

Only half of this House of Councillors was up for election. The results show the whole legislature following the elections.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 6 July 1986 Japanese House of Councillors election results[1][2]
Parties Prefectural constituency vote National PR vote Total seats won Not up Post-election composition
Votes[3]  % Seats Votes[3]  % Seats
   Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 26,111,258 45.07% 50 22,132,573 38.58% 22 72 71 143
New Liberal Club (NLC) 1,367,291 2.38% 1 1 1 2
Ruling coalition 26,111,258 45.07% 50 23,499,864 40.97% 23 73 72 145
   Japanese Socialist Party (JSP) 12,464,579 21.51% 11 9,869,088 17.20% 9 20 21 41
   Japanese Communist Party (JCP) 6,617,487 11.42% 4 5,430,838 9.47% 5 9 7 16
   Justice Party 2,549,037 4.40% 3 7,438,501 12.97% 7 10 14 24
Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) 2,643,370 4.56% 2 3,940,325 6.87% 3 5 7 12
Tax Party 327,444 0.57% 0 1,803,051 3.14% 1 1 1 2
New Salaryman Party 1,759,484 3.07% 1 1 2 3
Second Chamber Club 1,455,532 2.54% 1 1 1 2
Social Democratic Federation (SDF) 0 1 1
Center-left opposition 5,519,851 9.53% 5 16,396,893 28.58% 13 18 26 44
  Others 1,192,801 2.06% 0 2,166,059 3.78% 0 0 0 0
  Independents 6,032,259 10.41% 6 6 0 6
Totals 57,938,236 100.00% 76 57,326,742 100.00% 50 126 126 252
Turnout 71.36% 71.32%

References[edit]

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

  1. ^ Interparliamentary Union (IPU), 1986 Sangiin election
  2. ^ Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Statistics Department, Long-term statistics, chapter 27: Public servants and elections, sections 27-11 to 27-14 Elections for the House of Councillors
  3. ^ a b Fractional votes rounded to full numbers