ⓘ Tokyo 2nd district, 1928–42. Tokyo 2nd district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Imperial Diet of Japan. Between 1928 and 1942 it elect ..

                                     

ⓘ Tokyo 2nd district (1928–42)

Tokyo 2nd district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Imperial Diet of Japan. Between 1928 and 1942 it elected five representatives by single non-transferable vote. It was located in Tokyo Prefecture and consisted of Tokyo Citys Kanda, Koishikawa, Hongō and Shitaya wards. It was most notably represented by Christian socialist leader Isoo Abe, between 1926 and 1931 chairman of the Socialist Mass Party, and post-war prime minister Ichirō Hatoyama who founded the Liberal Party in 1945, the Japan Democratic Party in 1954 and chaired the Liberal Democratic Party after the "conservative merger" of the two parties in 1955.

After 1946 the districts of the region was included in the limited 1st electoral district, which includes the Eastern half of the former city of Tokyo.