2014 Japanese general election
The 2014 Japanese general election (Japanese: 第47回衆議院議員総選挙 Dai-yonjūnanakai Shūgiin giin sōsenkyo, literally: the 47th House of Representatives general election) was the 47th general election in Japan which took place on 14 December 2014. The election also led to the appointment of Shinzō Abe as Prime Minister of Japan.
Results[change | change source]
|Political Party||Local Constituency Vote||PR Block Vote||Total seats||Change|
|Liberal Democratic Party||25,461,448||48.1%||223||17,658,916||33.1%||68||291||294||3|
|Japan Innovation Party||4,319,645||8.2%||11||8,382,699||15.7%||30||41||new||n/a|
|Japan Communist Party||7,040,130||13.3%||1||6,062,962||11.4%||20||21||8||13|
|Party for Future Generations||947,395||1.8%||2||1,414,919||2.7%||0||2||new||n/a|
|Social Democratic Party||419,347||0.8%||1||1,314,441||2.5%||1||2||2||0|
References[change | change source]
- "Ruling coalition wins over 2/3 of seats in lower house election". mainichi.jp. The Mainichi Newspaper (Mainichi Shimbun). Retrieved 14 December 2014.
- "Japan Election / New balance of power in House of Representatives". the-japan-news.com. The Japan News (Yomiuri Shimbun). Retrieved 14 December 2014.