Saitama at-large district is a three-member constituency of the House of Councillors, the upper house of the national Diet of Japan. It consists of Saitama and elects three Councillors for six-year terms every three years by single non-transferable vote.
Until a reapportionment in the 1990s, effective in the 1995 and 1998 Councillors elections, Saitama was a two-member district electing a total of four Councillors.
Current Councillors from Saitama are:in the class of 2010 (term ends 2016):
Masakazu Sekiguchi (LDP, Nukaga faction), 3rd term,
Makoto Nishida (Kōmeitō), 2nd term,
Motohiko Ōno (DPJ), 1st term.
in the class of 2007 (term ends 2013):
Kuniko Kōda (DPJ), 1st term,
Toshiharu Furukawa (LDP, Machimura faction), 1st term, and
Ryūji Yamane (DPJ, Kawabata (=ex-DSP) group), 2nd term.
Saitama at-large district Wikipedia
Party affiliations as of election day; #: resigned to run in Saitama gubernatorial election; †: died in office.