Tochigi 2nd district

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Tochigi 2nd District
Parliamentary constituency
for the Japanese House of Representatives
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Numbered map of Tochigi Prefecture single-member districts
Prefecture Tochigi
Proportional District Kita-Kantō
Electorate262,690 (2021)
Current constituency
Created1994
SeatsOne
Party CDP
Representative Akio Fukuda
Created from Tochigi's 1st and 2nd "medium-sized" district
Municipalities Kanuma, Nikkō, Sakura, Utsunomiya (Kamikawachi and Kawachi towns) and Shioya District

Tochigi 2nd district (栃木県[第]2区, Tochigi-ken-[dai-]nikku) is a single-member constituency of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the national Diet of Japan. It is located in northeastern Tochigi and consists of the cities of Kanuma, Nikkō and Sakura, part of Utsunomiya city and the two towns in Shioya District. As of 2016, 272,047 eligible voters were registered in the district. [1]

Contents

The district is currently represented by former Governor of Tochigi Akio Fukuda. Previous representatives in the district include former Agriculture Minister Kōya Nishikawa and Justice Minister Mayumi Moriyama.

List of representatives

RepresentativePartyDatesNotes
Kōya Nishikawa LDP 1996 – 2003
Mayumi Moriyama LDP 2003 – 2009
Akio Fukuda DPJ 2009 – 2012Won in the PR block
Kōya Nishikawa LDP 2012 – 2014Won in the PR block
Akio Fukuda DPJ 2014 – 2016Incumbent
DP 2016 – 2018
CDP 2018 –

Election results

2021 [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
CDP Akio Fukuda 73,59353.39Decrease2.svg0.02
Liberal Democratic Kiyoshi Igarashi (elected in PR block)64,25346.61Increase2.svg0.02
Turnout 53.75Increase2.svg0.12
CDP hold Swing Decrease2.svg0.01
2017 [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Independent Akio Fukuda (endorsed by CDP, SDP, DP, JCP)75,03153.41Increase2.svg6.72
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa (endorsed by Kōmeitō)65,44546.59Increase2.svg0.05
Majority16,1058.94
Turnout 53.63Increase2.svg2.17
Independent hold Swing Increase2.svg3.34
2014 [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Akio Fukuda62,43946.69Increase2.svg14.68
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa (elected by PR)62,24046.54Increase2.svg7.90
Communist Hidemi Abe9,0546.77Increase2.svg3.76
Majority1990.15
Turnout 51.46Decrease2.svg3.40
Democratic gain from Liberal Democratic Swing Increase2.svg3.89
2012 [5]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa55,85338.64Increase2.svg2.96
Democratic Akio Fukuda46,27132.01Decrease2.svg30.93
Your Yūji Kashiwakura 38,08626.35N/A
Communist Yutaka Fujii4,3483.01N/A
Majority9,5826.63
Turnout 54.86
Liberal Democratic gain from Democratic Swing Increase2.svg16.45
2009 [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Akio Fukuda115,04662.94Increase2.svg16.25
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa65,22235.68Decrease2.svg17.63
Happiness Realization Kunifumi Sakashita2,5261.38N/A
Majority49,82427.26
Democratic gain from Liberal Democratic Swing Increase2.svg16.94
2005 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Mayumi Moriyama 99,11553.31
Democratic Akio Fukuda86,81846.69
2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Mayumi Moriyama96,22459.5
Democratic Mamoru Kobayashi60,01037.1
Communist Michio Fukuda5,5063.4
2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa77,05448.1
Democratic Mamoru Kobayashi74,13246.3
Communist Michio Fukuda9,0665.7
1996
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Kōya Nishikawa73,39352.6
Democratic Mamoru Kobayashi55,43939.7
Communist Toshiharu Kobayashi8,846.3
Liberal League Kō Takahashi1,9601.4

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