Katayama 1947

# Seats Share L-R
JSP 143 30.7 PM 2.6
DP 124 26.6 7.4
NCoP 31 6.7 6.0
Description
PM Katayama was elected on 23 May 1947 (yes: 420 [lower house]; yes: 205 [upper house]) and the cabinet came into office on 1 June.
Cabinet resigned on 10 February 1948.
Dates
23 May 1947 — Election: 25 Apr 1947
Seats – type
298 (466) – surplus majority
Sources
New York Times (NYT)
Wikipedia
· JA – ·