Japanese general election, 1967

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Japanese general election, 1967
Japan
1963 ←
29 January 1967 → 1969

All 486 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
244 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Eisaku Sato 1960.jpg Kozo Sasaki 01.jpg
Leader Eisaku Satō Kōzō Sasaki
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 283 seats 144 seats
Seats won 277 140
Seat change -6 -4
Popular vote 22,447,838 12,826,104
Percentage 48.9 27.9

Prime Minister before election

Eisaku Satō
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister

Eisaku Satō
Liberal Democratic

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General elections were held in Japan on 29 January 1967. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 277 of the 486 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 73.99%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party 22,447,838 48.8 277 -6
Japan Socialist Party 12,826,104 27.9 140 -4
Democratic Socialist Party 3,404,464 7.4 30 +7
Komeitō 2,472,371 5.4 25 New
Japanese Communist Party 2,190,564 4.8 5 0
Other parties 101,244 0.2 0 0
Independents 2,553,989 5.6 9 -3
Total 45,996,574 100 486 +19
Source: Nohlen et al.
Vote share
LDP
  
48.80%
JSP
  
27.88%
DSP
  
7.40%
KP
  
5.38%
JCP
  
4.76%
Independents
  
5.55%
Others
  
0.22%
Parliament seats
LDP
  
57.00%
JSP
  
28.81%
DSP
  
6.17%
KP
  
5.14%
JCP
  
1.03%
Independents
  
1.85%

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