ⓘ Tokyo 17th district is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in eastern mainland Tokyo and covers northeastern part ..

                                     

ⓘ Tokyo 17th district

Tokyo 17th district is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in eastern mainland Tokyo and covers northeastern parts of the former city of Tokyo. The district consists of Katsushika and parts of Edogawa ward. As of 2012, 440.965 eligible voters were registered in the district.

Until the electoral reform of 1994, Adachi, Edogawa and Adachi was part of Tokyos 10th district, where I spent five representatives elected by single transferable vote.

The only representative for the 17th district since its creation has been Katsuei Hirasawa LDP faction, Yamasaki, former Vice-Minister in the office of the Cabinet of Ministers and former Chairman of the house Committee on foreign Affairs.