ⓘ Nara 2nd district is a single-member electoral district for the House of Representatives, the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. It is located in Northe ..

                                     

ⓘ Nara 2nd district

Nara 2nd district is a single-member electoral district for the House of Representatives, the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. It is located in Northern Nara and covers the cities of Yamatokōriyama, Tenri, Ikoma, the former village of Tsuge in current Nara City and the former Yamabe and Ikoma counties, i.e. Yamazoe Village and the towns of Ando, Ikaruga, Sangō and Heguri. As of September 2012, 298.107 voters were registered district, giving its voters above average vote weight.

After the introduction of the first-post single-member districts, Nara 2nd quarter was first presented to the liberal democratic newcomer Makoto taki. In 2003, he lost a district a Democrat of Tetsuji Nakamura, but got a place in the kinki proportional representation block. Was still post rebel privatization in 2005 and joined the new party Nippon "new party of Japan". For the 2nd quarter went liberal Democrat Sanae Takaichi, who was a member of the house of representatives from 1993 to 2003. Still only finished third, but again won a proportional seat – only one of the new party Nippons three places in the country party could hold. In 2009 has joined the Democratic party and miraculously regained 2nd quarter for Democrats. Takaichi, who was a Minister in the Abe government remains representative for the kinki PR block. In 2012, has retired and Takaichi easily won the district.