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Japanese general election, 1969

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Japanese general election, 1969

Japanese general election, 1969

27 December 1969

All 486 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
244 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
Leader Sato Eisaku Narita Tomomi
Party Liberal Democratic Socialist
Last election 277 seats 140 seats
Seats won 288 90
Seat change +11 -50
Popular vote 22,381,570 10,074,101
Percentage 47.6 21.4

Prime Minister before election

Sato Eisaku
Liberal Democratic

Prime Minister

Sato Eisaku
Liberal Democratic

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of

General elections were held in Japan on 27 December 1969. The result was a victory for the Liberal Democratic Party, which won 288 of the 486 seats. [1] Voter turnout was 68.51%.


Party Votes % Seats +/-
Liberal Democratic Party 22,381,570 47.6 288 +11
Japan Socialist Party 10,074,101 21.4 90 -50
Komeitō 5,124,666 10.9 47 +22
Democratic Socialist Party 3,636,591 7.7 31 +1
Japanese Communist Party 3,199,032 6.8 14 +9
Other parties 81,373 0.2 0 0
Independents 2,492,560 3.7 16 +7
Total 47,442,400 100 486 0


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