Tokyo 25th district

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Tokyo 25th District
Parliamentary constituency
for the Japanese House of Representatives
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Prefecture Tokyo
Proportional District Tokyo
Electorate413,266 (2021) [1]
Current constituency
Created1994
SeatsOne
Party LDP
Representative Shinji Inoue
Created from Tokyo 11th district

Tōkyō 25th district is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in the westernmost part of Tokyo prefecture. In of 2012, 321,319 eligible voters were registered in the district giving it the highest vote weight in Tokyo – several districts in former Tokyo city in Eastern Tokyo have more than 450,000 voters – but still more than 1.5 times as many voters as the least populated electoral districts in Japan. [2]

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The district covers the mostly rural Nishitama District as well as the cities of Ōme, Fussa, Akiruno and Hamura. After redistricting in 2017 the city of Akishima was transferred to the 25th district from the Tokyo 21st district.

Before the electoral reform of 1994, the area had been part of Tokyo 11th district that elected five Representatives by single non-transferable vote.

Since its creation, Tokyo 25th district has been a relatively safe seat for the Liberal Democratic Party and withstood the landslide Democratic victory in the 2009 general election. Its first representative, former defence minister Yōzō Ishikawa (Miyazawa→Kōno faction (present-day Asō faction)) who had represented the pre-reform 11th district since 1976, was succeeded by Shinji Inoue (Asō faction), a former MLIT bureaucrat.

List of representatives

RepresentativePartyDatesNotes
Yōzō Ishikawa LDP 1996–2003Retired from politics in 2003
Shinji Inoue LDP 2003–Incumbent

Election results

2021 [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democratic Shinji Inoue 131,43059.4Increase2.svg7.6
CDP Yukinari Shimada89,99140.6Increase2.svg19.8
Margin of victory18.8Decrease2.svg22.2
Turnout 54.90Increase2.svg2.17
Liberal Democratic hold Swing Decrease2.svg6.6
2017
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Shinji Inoue 112,01451.8Decrease2.svg9.8
CDP Yoko Yamashita44,88420.8Increase2.svg0.7
Hope Sakihito Ozawa 38,28617.7New
JCP Takashi Inoue21,0319.7Decrease2.svg8.6
Margin of victory67,13031
Turnout 216,21552.73Increase2.svg0.18
Liberal Democratic hold Swing Decrease2.svg9.8
2014
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Shinji Inoue 100,08161.6Increase2.svg7.2
DPJ Yoko Yamashita32,68720.1New
JCP Takashi Inoue29,65018.3Increase2.svg8.7
Margin of victory67,39441.49
Turnout 162,41852.55Decrease2.svg7.38
Liberal Democratic hold Swing Increase2.svg7.2
2012 [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP (Kōmeitō, NRP) Shinji Inoue 100,52354.4
DP (PNP) Mitsuaki Takeda 28,75115.5
JRP Teppei Matsumoto27,25814.7
JCP Takashi Inoue17,7209.6
TPJ (NPD)Tarō Masago10,6895.8
2009 [5]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP (Kōmeitō support) Shinji Inoue 106,201.00052.5
PNP (DPJ, SDP support)Tarō Masago48,373.00023.9
JCP Osamu Suzuki21,044.25910.4
IndependentYasushi Suzuki19,874.7339.8
HRP Masato Kobuna6,673.0003.3
Turnout 208,168.00065.24
2005 [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Shinji Inoue 113,80057.0
DPJ Hisashi Shimada66,00833.0
JCP Takuya Suzuki19,95410.0
Turnout 204,24064.43
2003 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Shinji Inoue 80,44346.3
DPJ Hisashi Shimada (elected by PR)71,15140.9
JCP Takuya Suzuki15,3818.8
IndependentShōji Ikeda6,8583.9
Turnout 180,60157.25
2000 [8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Yōzō Ishikawa 88,00748.9
DPJ Hisashi Shimada62,35234.6
JCP Takuya Suzuki25,32514.1
LL Mitsuyoshi Okamura4,2992.4
1996 [9]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LDP Yōzō Ishikawa 72,18041.0
NFP Takashi Usui62,02835.2
JCP Yōji Yoshinaga22,31212.7
DPJ Yasushi Suzuki19,61111.1
Turnout 180,67460.2

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