ⓘ Kanagawa 10th 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 N ..

                                     

ⓘ Kanagawa 10th district

Kanagawa 10th 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 North-eastern Kanagawa Prefecture and consists of Kawasaki Citys three eastern wards of Kawasaki, Saiwai and Nakahara. As of September 2011, 494.755 voters were registered in the district, giving its voters the second lowest vote weight in the country behind Chiba 4th district.

After the introduction of single-member districts, the 10th Kanagawa district went narrowly to NFP representative Eiji Nagai who had represented the pre-reform five-member Kanagawa 2nd quarter in Japan New party in 1993. Nagai became a Democrat after the collapse of the NFP, but lost district of the faction of the liberal democratic Kazunori Tanaka, Yamasaki. Tanaka, who became senior Vice Minister Koizumi and Abe during the First of the cabinets is carried out on the 10th micro-district to a landslide election in 2009, when he lost to Democrat Kōriki Jōjima Kawabata group=ex-DSP of the faction who was the representative from Tokyo under his real name Masamitsu Jōjima between 1996 and 2005. Jōjima became a state Minister in the Noda Cabinet in 2011. In 2012 he was voted out of the house of representatives, along with seven other Ministers, sitting in the office of the Gcd. Tanaka was again appointed senior Vice-Minister in the second Abe Cabinet.