House of Representatives (Japan)

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House of Representatives
衆議院
Shūgiin
The 48th House of Representatives
Type
Type
Leadership
Tadamori Oshima, LDP
Since April 21, 2015
Hirotaka Akamatsu, CDP
Since November 1, 2017
Prime Minister
Shinzō Abe, LDP
Since December 26, 2012
Opposition leader
Yukio Edano, CDP
Since October 23, 2017
Structure
Seats465
Japan House of Representatives 2019.svg
Political groups
Government (314)

Opposition (145)

Elections
Parallel voting:
First past the post (289 seats)
Party-list proportional representation (176 seats)
Last election
October 22, 2017
Next election
On or before October 22, 2021
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]

Other websites[change | change source]