ⓘ Yamagata 1st district is a single-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Eastern Yamagata and covers the cit ..

                                     

ⓘ Yamagata 1st district

Yamagata 1st district is a single-member constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Eastern Yamagata and covers the cities of Yamagata, Kaminoyama and Tendō and the county of Higashimurayama. As of 2012, 306.446 eligible voters were registered in the district.

Since its inception, the district has been mainly contested by Democrat michihiko Kano, Minister of agriculture in the reorganization of the Cabinet of Ministers Kan and liberal Democrat Toshiaki Endō Koga faction, the former Deputy Minister in the Ministry of education and science during the first Abe Cabinet.