Japanese general election, 1986

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Japanese general election, 1986
Japan
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All 512 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
257 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Yasuhiro Nakasone in Andrews cropped.jpg
Leader Yasuhiro Nakasone Masashi Ishibashi Yoshikatsu Takeiri
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist Komeito
Last election 250 seats, 45.76% 112 seats, 19.49% 58 seats, 10.12%
Seats won 304 85 56
Seat change Increase54 Decrease27 Decrease3
Popular vote 29,875,501 10,412,584 5,701,277
Percentage 49.42% 17.23% 9.43%
Swing Increase3.66% Decrease2.26% Decrease0.69%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
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Leader Kenji Miyamoto Tsukamoto Saburō Seiichi Tagawa
Party Communist Democratic Socialist New Liberal
Last election 26 seats, 9.34% 38 seats, 7.27% 8 seats, 2.36%
Seats won 26 26 6
Seat change Decrease1 Decrease11 Decrease2
Popular vote 5,313,246 3,895,858 1,114,800
Percentage 8.79% 6.44% 1.64%
Swing Decrease0.55% Decrease0.83% Decrease0.72%

  Seventh party
  Satsuki Eda cropped.jpg
Leader Satsuki Eda
Party Socialist Democratic
Last election 3 seats, 0.67%
Seats won 4
Seat change Increase1
Popular vote 499,670
Percentage 0.83%
Swing Increase0.16%

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)
Vote share
LDP
49.42%
JSP
17.23%
KP
9.43%
JCP
8.79%
DSP
6.44%
NLC
1.84%
SDF
0.83%
Independents
5.81%
Others
0.20%
Parliament seats
LDP
58.59%
JSP
16.60%
KP
10.94%
JCP
5.08%
DSP
5.08%
NLC
1.17%
SDF
0.78%
Independents
1.76%

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