Osaka 19th district

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Ōsaka 19th district (大阪府第19区, Ōsaka-fu dai-jūkyū-ku or simply 大阪19区, Ōsaka-jūkyū-ku) is a single-member electoral district for the House of Representatives, the lower house of the national Diet of Japan. It is located in southern Osaka and consists of the cities of Kaizuka, Izumisano, Sennan, Hannan and the towns of Kumatori, Tajiri and Misaki in the former county of Sennan. As of September 2012, 307,237 eligible voters were registered in the district.[1]

Before the electoral reform of the 1990s, the area had formed part of the five-member Osaka 5th district.

List of Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes
Kenshirō Matsunami NFP 1996–2000 Joined the Liberal Party after the dissolution of the NFP, then the breakaway Conservative Party in 2000
CP 2000–2003 Joined the New Conservative Party in 2002, merged into the Liberal Democratic Party in 2003
Takashi Nagayasu DPJ 2003–2012
Hodaka Maruyama JRP 2012– Incumbent

Election results[edit]

2012[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JRP (YP) Hodaka Maruyama 65,158 38.4
LDP (Kōmeitō) Tomu Tanigawa 50,242 29.6
DPJ (PNP) Takashi Nagayasu 42,554 25.1
JCP Sōtarō Tanoue 9,606 5.7
HRP Takahisa Toyoda 1,957 1.2
2009[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DPJ (SDP, PNP) Takashi Nagayasu 110,313.770 55.6
LDP (Kōmeitō) Kenshirō Matsunami 70,879.000 35.7
JCP Yutaka Wake 14,735.230 7.4
HRP Takahisa Toyoda 2,487.000 1.3
Turnout 203058 66.17

Note: The decimal votes (anbunhyō, "proportional fractional votes") stem from the fact that in this case the given names Takashi and Yutaka are the reading of the same Chinese character 豊, and some voters apparently voted for 豊 without specifying a family name.

2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DPJ Takashi Nagayasu 91,918.723 48.3
LDP Kenshirō Matsunami (elected by PR) 82,437.000 43.3
JCP Yutaka Wake 15,855.275 8.3
Turnout 197,666 64.95
2003[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DPJ Takashi Nagayasu 75,369 47.2
NCP Kenshirō Matsunami 42,284 26.5
Independent Yoshihiro Yasuda 27,043 16.9
JCP Yutaka Wake 14,962 9.4
Turnout 166,551 55.14
2000[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CP Kenshirō Matsunami 81,641 53.1
DPJ Toshitaka Ishida 46,911 30.5
JCP Takashi Nishiyama 23,322 15.2
Independent Yasuo Yamaguchi 1,845 1.2
1996[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NFP Kenshirō Matsunami 73,018 48.4
LDP Hisakazu Ikejiri 53,906 35.7
JCP Chizuru Harada 20,297 13.5
LL Shōta Yamamoto 3,676 2.4
Turnout 155,257 55.31

References[edit]

  1. ^ MIC: 平成24年9月2日現在選挙人名簿及び在外選挙人名簿登録者数
  2. ^ 総選挙2012>開票結果 小選挙区 大阪. Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  3. ^ 第45回衆議院議員選挙 - 大阪19区. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). Heartbeats Corp. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  4. ^ 第44回衆議院議員選挙 - 大阪19区. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). Heartbeats Corp. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  5. ^ 第43回衆議院議員選挙 - 大阪19区. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). Heartbeats Corp. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  6. ^ 第42回衆議院議員選挙 - 大阪19区. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). Heartbeats Corp. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  7. ^ 第41回衆議院議員選挙 - 大阪19区. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). Heartbeats Corp. Retrieved 2012-08-30.