ⓘ Fukushima 3rd district is a single-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Southern Fukushima and consists of ..

                                     

ⓘ Fukushima 3rd district

Fukushima 3rd district is a single-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Southern Fukushima and consists of the cities of Shirakawa, Sukagawa, Tamura and the Iwase, Nishishirakawa, Higashishirakawa, Ishikawa and Tamura counties. As of 2012, 293.378 eligible voters were registered in the district.

Until the electoral reform of 1994, this area was part of a multi-member Fukushima 2nd district, elected five representatives of one non-transferable vote.

After the creation of the districts, then the liberal Democrat Hiroyuki Arai later, the new party Japan new party "Revival" with the minimum account has beaten Democrat Kōichirō Gemba, who got a place in the Tohoku proportional representation block. Both were elected to the house in the pre-reform 2nd quarter in 1993 for the first time. Because the LDP with Costa Rica method kosuta Rick hōshiki in Fukushima 3rd quarter, Arai only in the PR block in the 2000 General election and was replaced by Yoshiyuki Hozumi district candidate, three former members of the LDP from the pre-reform 2nd quarter. But Genba won the 3rd quarter of 2000 and held the district seat since. After Arais failed re-launch in 2003, the LDP stopped Costa Rica alternation. Genba was appointed Minister of state and democratic fundamental questions of party policy under the President, Prime Minister, party / Naoto Kan in 2010.