This article explores the impact of prime ministerial popularity on the changing electoral fortunes of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). We show that the popularity of the Japanese prime minister exerted a modest but definite impact on aggregate vote shares captured by the LDP throughout the postwar period.
Skip Nav Destination
Research Article| June 01 2007
Prime Ministerial Popularity and the Changing Electoral Fortunes of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (3): 415–433.
- Views Icon Views
- Share Icon Share
- Search Site
Dennis Patterson, Ko Maeda; Prime Ministerial Popularity and the Changing Electoral Fortunes of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party. Asian Survey 1 June 2007; 47 (3): 415–433. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.3.415
Download citation file: