House of Representatives (Japan)

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House of Representatives
衆議院
Shūgiin
The 48th House of Representatives
Type
Type
Leadership
Hiroyuki Hosoda, LDP
Since November 10, 2021
Banri Kaieda, CDP
Since November 10, 2021
Prime Minister
Fumio Kishida, LDP
Since October 4, 2021
Opposition leader
Kenta Izumi, CDP
Since November 30, 2021
Structure
Seats465
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Political groups
Government (293)
  •   LDP (261)
  •   Kōmeitō (32)

Opposition (172)

Elections
Parallel voting:
First past the post (289 seats)
Party-list proportional representation (176 seats)
Last election
October 31, 2021
Next election
On or before October 31, 2025
Meeting place
Chamber of the House of Representatives of Japan.jpg
Chamber of the House of Representatives
Website
www.shugiin.go.jp

The House of Representatives (衆議院, Shūgiin) is the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. The House of Councillors is the upper house.

The House of Representatives has 465 members, elected for a four-year term.

List of Speakers[change | change source]

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