Japan

Parliamentary 2013


Published

An election to the Sangi-in (House of Councillors) took place on 21 July 2013. Half the members are elected every year to serve six year terms.

Elected 2013 Total seats
LDP–NKP Coalition
Liberal Democratic Party (Jiyu Minshu-to) 65 115
New Komeito (Komei-to) 11 20
Democratic Party (Minshu-to) 17 59
Your Party (Minna no Tō) 8 18
Communist Party (Kyosan-to) 8 11
Restoration Party (Ishin no Kai) 8 9
Social Democratic Party (Shakai Minshu-to) 1 3
Independents 2 3
Others 0 4
Total 121 242

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