In order to stand up to the LDP in the single-seat constituency system, the Shinseito Party the New Japan Party, the Komeito Party, the Japan Democratic Socialist Party and other previously allied parties banded together to establish the New Frontier Party.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1996年3月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT113023", "2362704"
Under the small-constituency system in effect since 1994, candidates try to sell voters more on their policies as party representatives than on their pork-barreling skill as individuals."NIPO-071", "2547774"
That is why it is necessary to switch from the current mid-sized constituency system to a small-sized constituency system.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1993年1月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT075039", "2460995"
In order for Ichiro Ozawa to become prime minister, the New Frontier Party will have to win in the next general election, which is going to be based for the first time on the new single-seat constituent system.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1996年3月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT113022", "2362377"
In recent years, a single-seat constituency system was introduced to replace the old proportional representation system.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1998年10月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT144038", "2363443"