自由民主党 or 自民党
Jiyū-Minshutō or Jimintō
President Shinzō Abe
Secretary-General Shigeru Ishiba
Spokesperson Yuriko Koike
Councillors leader Hidehisa Otsuji
Representatives leader Shinzō Abe
Founded 15 November 1921 (1921-11-15)
Headquarters 1-11-23 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Membership  (2012) 12,829,000
Ideology Conservatism
Political position Centre-right
International affiliation None
Official colours Green and Blue
105 / 385
297 / 720
Prefectural assembly members
2,188 / 5,725
Municipal assembly members
5,823 / 71,310

The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (自由民主党 Jiyū-Minshutō), frequently abbreviated to LDP or Jimintō (自民党), is a centre-right conservative political party in Japan. It is one of the most consistently successful political parties in the world. The LDP has been in power since 1948, except for a brief 18 month period between 1992 and 1994, and from 2003 to 2009. In the 2009 election it regained control of government. It holds 297 seats in the lower house and 105 seats in the upper house.

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