ⓘ Chiba 1st district, 1947–93. Chiba 1st district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it elected initia ..

                                     

ⓘ Chiba 1st district (1947–93)

Chiba 1st district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it elected initially four, later five Representatives by single non-transferable vote. It was located in Chiba and, as of 1993, consisted of the cities of Chiba, Funabashi, Yachiyo, Ichihara and Narashino. Today, the area extends into Chibas 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th single-member electoral districts.

Before sunset the LDP in the 1970s, years after the oil crisis and the Lockheed scandal, a relatively urban district gained the majority of LDP candidates several times. Representatives for Chiba 1st district included LDP faction leader and the Minister of internal Affairs Shōjirō Kawashima faction, defense Minister Shigejirō Ino Sato faction, the Minister of construction ihei following Fukuda faction, sōri-fu Minister Sōichi Usui Miki faction, and his son Hideo Usui Miki →Kōmoto faction) and in the final election to election reform, opposition politicians Yoshihiko Noda website jnp and shii Kazuo of the JCP, which later continued to play a leading role in the opposition parties.