Ashida 1948

# Seats Share L-R
JSP 143 30.7 2.6
DP 124 26.6 PM 7.4
NCoP 31 6.7 6.0
Description
PM Ashida was elected on 21 February 1948 (yes: 216 [lower house]; yes: 102 [upper house]) and the cabinet came into office on 9 March.
Cabinet resigned on 7 October 1948 following corruption charges.
Dates
21 Feb 1948 — Election: 25 Apr 1947
Seats – type
298 (466) – surplus majority
Sources
New York Times (NYT)
Wikipedia
· EN – Hitoshi Ashida