ⓘ Kyoto 2nd district, 1947–93. Kyōto 2nd district was a multi-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it e ..

                                     

ⓘ Kyoto 2nd district (1947–93)

Kyōto 2nd district was a multi-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it elected five Representatives by single non-transferable vote. It was located in Kyōto and, as of 1993, consisted of Kyōto citys Ukyō, Fushimi and Nishikyō wards and all other cities, towns and villages in the prefecture.

Representatives Kyoto 2nd district included Democratic party Chairman and Prime Minister Ashida Hitoshi, leader of the LDPM parliamentary faction, Secretary General and Minister of justice Shigesaburō Maeo, the Minister of education Senichi Tanigaki Sadakazu and his son and Minister of internal Affairs of hiromu Nonaka. Since Kyoto Thea stronghold of the Communist party, Kyotos two electoral districts were one of the few areas in the country where the JCP ever nominated more than one candidate – in the past such attempts in the 2nd district in the 1983 General election, as Communist candidates lost because of vote splitting.