2018 Flag of Japan 2026
Japanese general election, 2022
All 480 seats to the House of Representatives of Japan
20th September, 2022
First party Second party Third party
style="text-align: center; border-bottom: 6px solid Template:Democratic Party of Japan/meta/color"| Toru Hashimoto, March 17, 2008
Leader Tetsuji Nakamura Haruko Arimura Tōru Hashimoto
Party Democratic Party of Japan Liberal Democratic Party (Japan) Japan Restoration Party
Leader since 20 September 2024 12 March 2023 19 January 2013
Last election 243 seats 127 seats 47 seats
Seats before 240 125 46
Seats won 245 139 44
Seat change Increase 5 Increase 14 Decrease 2
Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
- Yoshimi Watanabe cropped
Leader Kaori Maruya Yoshimi Watanabe Kenji Eda
Party New Kōmeitō Your Party Unity Party (Japan)
Leader since 14 June 2022 8 August 2009 18 December 2013
Leader's seat not contesting (House of Councillors) Tochigi-3rd Kanagawa–8th
Last election 35 seats 16 seats 12 seats
Seats before 34 15 11
Seats won 42 6 4
Seat change Increase 8 Decrease 9 Decrease 7
Parliamentary districts not including proportional blocks
Prime Minister before election
Banri Kaieda
Prime Minister-designate
Tetsuji Nakamura

A general election was held in Japan on 20th September, 2024. The election saw another victory for the Democratic Party. The Liberal Democrats gained a few seats, as did the New Kōmeitō Party.


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