Strength of the Political Groups in the House of Councillors

(As of October 17,2021)

Political Groups in the House Number of Members Abbreviation
Liberal Democratic Party and Voice of The People 109 (17) LDP・VP
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party 45 (15) CDP
Komeito 28 (5) KP
Nippon Ishin(Japan Innovation Party) 15 (3) JIP
Democratic Party For the People and The Shin-Ryokufukai 15 (4) DPFP-SR
Japanese Communist Party 13 (5) JCP
Okinawa Whirlwind 2 (0) OW
Hekisuikai 2 (2) HS
Your Party 2 (0) YP
Independents 7 (4) None
INCUMBENTS 240 (56) -
Vacancies 5 -

Notes: Figures in parentheses show the number of women members.

Most house members belong to political groups, which is formed based on their political parties. On this Web site, the names of the political groups are abbreviated as listed above for layout reasons. These abbreviations are not the official abbreviations for the various political groups.