ⓘ Kagoshima 2nd district is a single-member electoral district of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. Located in Southern ..

                                     

ⓘ Kagoshima 2nd district

Kagoshima 2nd district is a single-member electoral district of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. Located in Southern Kagoshima Prefecture it covers parts of the capital Kagoshima City, Ibusuki City and former Ei Town in the main island part of Kagoshima, and Amami City and Ōshima County on the Amami islands. As of 2013, 279.541 eligible voters were registered in the district, giving it above-average vote weight.

From 2000 to 2014, the district was presented to the Tokuda family, which controls Tokushūkai hospital. Scandal, political funds in 2013 through donations from Tokushūkai led to the resignation of Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose and Tokuda Takeshi.