Japan

Parliamentary 2016


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An election to the Sangi-in (House of Councillors) took place on 10 July 2016. Half the members are elected every year to serve six year terms.

Elected 2016 Total seats
LDP–NKP Coalition
Liberal Democratic Party (Jiyu Minshu-to) 55 120
Komeito (Komei-to) 14 25
Initiatives from Osaka (Nippon Ishin no Kai) 7 12
Party for Japanese Kokoro (Nippon no Kokoro wo Taisetsu ni Suru Tō) 0 3
Democratic Party (Minshu-to) 32 49
Communist Party (Kyosan-to) 6 14
People’s Life Party (Jiyū-tō) 1 2
Social Democratic Party (Shakai Minshu-to) 1 2
Independents 5 12
Others 0 3
Total 121 242

Registered electors: 106,202,873
Votes: 56,555,393
Turnout: 54.7%

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