Japanese general election, 1952

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Japanese general election, 1952
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General elections were held in Japan on 1 October 1952. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 242 of the 466 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 76.4%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 16,956,134 48.0 242 New
Kaishintō 6,630,070 18.8 89 New
Rightist Socialist Party of Japan 4,537,703 12.8 60 New
Leftist Socialist Party of Japan 3,464,042 9.8 56 New
Japanese Communist Party 896,765 2.5 0 –35
Other parties 602,647 1.7 4 –18
Independents 2,249,999 6.4 15 +7
Invalid/blank votes 412,349
Total 35,749,709 100 466 0
Source: Nohlen et al.[1]
Vote share
LP
  
47.98%
RP
  
18.76%
RJSP
  
12.84%
LJSP
  
9.80%
JCP
  
2.54%
Independents
  
6.37%
Others
  
1.71%
Parliament seats
LP
  
51.93%
RP
  
19.10%
RJSP
  
12.88%
LJSP
  
12.02%
Independents
  
3.22%
Others
  
0.86%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p381 ISBN 0-19-924959-8