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Tsuyoshi Tabata joins LDP parliamentary group in Lower House

  • October 20, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) informed the Secretariat of the House of Representatives on Oct. 19 that Tsuyoshi Tabata has joined the LDP parliamentary group in the Lower House. Tabata won the Lower House seat vacated by former Lower House member Masaru Wakasa, who is now running in a Lower House by-election for the Tokyo No. 10 constituency. The balance of power in the Lower House is now as follows:

 

 

Liberal Democratic Party and Independents

291

Democratic Party and Club of Independents

96

Komeito

35

Japanese Communist Party

21

Nippon Ishin no Kai [No English name]

15

Liberal Party

2

Social Democratic Party and Group of Citizens

2

Independents

11

Vacancies

2

Total membership

475

 

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