Some articles on incumbents, ldp:
... Notes All incumbents not running for re-election in their prefectural electoral district are counted as retirements even if they ran in the nationwide proportional ... due to the many party realignments in the 1990s only where changed from LDP to opposition or vice versa) In the results column, independents are counted towards the party they joined in the first Diet ... Party abbreviations used Ruling party LDP Jiyūminshutō Liberal Democratic Party Opposition DPJ Minshutō, "Democratic Party", Democratic Party of Japan JCP Nihon Kyōsantō, Japanese Communist Party ...
Famous quotes containing the words lost and/or incumbent:
“For I have lost the race I never ran,
A rathe December blights my lagging May;”
—Hartley Coleridge (17961849)
“It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge the personality of God. Some Earl of Bridgewater, thinking it better late than never, has provided for it in his will. It is a sad mistake.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)