Strength of the Political Groups in the House of Councillors

(As of June 14,2024)

Political Groups in the House Number of Members Abbreviation
Liberal Democratic Party 115 (24) LDP
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party 41 (20) CDP
Komeito 27 (4) KP
Japan Innovation Party and Free Education For All (Nippon Ishin and Free Education For All) 21 (5) JIFE
Democratic Party For the People and The Shin-Ryokufukai 11 (3) DPFP-SR
Japanese Communist Party 11 (5) JCP
REIWA SHINSENGUMI 5 (1)
Okinawa Whirlwind 2 (0) OW
The Party to Protect People from NHK 2 (0) NHK Party
Independents 12 (4) None
INCUMBENTS 247 (66) -
Vacancies 1 -
MEMBERSHIP 248 -

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.