Political Parties and Party Systems

By Alan Ware | Go to book overview
Save to active project

APPENDIX 4: JAPAN
Year Proportion of vote
(as %) obtained by each
party in a general
election since 1952
Proportion of seats in Diet
(as %) obtained by each
party in a general election
Change of
parties forming
the government
1952 Liberal 48 52 Liberal
Progressive 18 18
Right-wing Socialist 11 12
Left-wing Socialist 10 12
Communist 3 1
1953 Liberal 39 43
Progressive 18 16
Right-wing Socialist 14 14
Left-wing Socialist 13 16
Communist 2 1
Hatoyama Liberals 9 8
1955 Liberals 27 24 Liberal-Democratic
Right-wing Socialists 14 14
Left-wing Socialists 15 19
Democratic 37 40
Communist 2 1
1958 LDP 58 62
JSP 33 36
Communist 3 0
1960 Liberal-Democratic 58 63
JSP 28 31
Communist 3 0
Democratic-Socialist 9 4
1963 LDP 55 61
JSP 29 31
Communist 4 1
Democratic Socialist 7 5
1967 LDP 49 57
JSP 28 29
Communist 5 1
Democratic Socialist 7 6
Komeito 4 5
1969 LDP 48 59
JSP 21 19
Communist 7 3
Democratic Socialist 8 6
Komeito 11 10

-395-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Political Parties and Party Systems
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 436

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?