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Japanese general election, 1930

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Japanese general election, 1930

Japanese general election, 1930

20 February, 1930

All 466 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
234 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
Leader Osachi Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi Inukai
Leader's seat Kōchi 1st Okayama 2nd
Last election 217 seats 218 seats
Seats won 273 174
Seat change +46 -44
Popular vote 5,466,908 3,925,280
Percentage 52.42 37.69

Prime Minister before election

Osachi Hamaguchi

Prime Minister-designate

Osachi Hamaguchi
Constitutional Democratic

The 17th General Election of Japan of the House of Representatives took place in Japan on February 20, 1930.


The Minsei Party, which was led by Prime Minister Hamaguchi Osachi won an overall majority. The turnout of the election was 83.34%.

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