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Regular Election Results for the Upper House Members

Voting Rate of Soka City: 43.91%

On July 21, a regular election was conducted for the Upper House members (members from Saitama Prefecture and those under the proportional representation constituency).

The number of eligible voters as of the voting day was 205,907 and the voting rate was 43.91%.
The voting rate was 6.06 points lower than the regular election for the Upper House conducted in July 2016.
The poll of the Upper House Election members from Saitama Prefecture is shown in the table 1 (without honorifics and in the order of the number of votes obtained).

The poll of the Upper House Election Members under the proportional representation constituency is shown in the table 2 (including the votes with candidate's names written on them).

Table 1 Poll of the Upper House Election Members from Saitama Prefecture

The number of votes in Soka City indicated in ( )

Name of candidatesName of political parties, etc.Number of votes
Toshiharu Furukawa Liberal Democratic Party 786,479 (23,466)
Hiroto Kumagai Constitutional Democratic Party 536,338 (16,555)
Katsuo Yakura Komeito 532,302 (19,228)
Gaku Ito Japanese Communist Party 359,297 (11,691)
Chie Shishido Democratic Party for the People 244,399 (6,996)
Ryo Sawada Japan Innovation Party 204,075 (6,323)
Erii Sato NHK kara Kokumin wo Mamoru To
(Party to Protect the Public from NHK)
80,741 (2,903)
Ryoji Samejima Consideration the Euthanasia System 21,153 (686)
Ichiro Kojima Happiness Realization Party 19,515 (541)

Table 2 Poll of the Election under the Proportional Representation Constituency (Soka City)

Name of political parties, etc.Number of votes
Liberal Democratic Party 26,160.440
Constitutional Democratic Party 17,511.790
Komeito 14,985.170
Japanese Communist Party 9,751.760
Japan Innovation Party 6,891.990
Reiwa Shinsengumi 4,468.690
Democratic Party for the People 3,678.010
NHK kara Kokumin wo Mamoru To
(Party to Protect the Public from NHK)
2,634.000
Social Democratic Party 1,038.000
Consideration the Euthanasia System 740.000
Happiness Realization Party 311.000
Olive Tree 258.257
Workers Party aiming for liberation of labor 70.888

Inquiry

Senkyo Kanri Iinkai (Electoral Commission)
Tel.(048) 922-2490
FAX(048) 927-7693

Further Infomation

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TEL:048-922-0825
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