Nisaka, Yoshinobu

    Company: Wakayama City

    Family Name: Nisaka

    Given Name: Yoshinobu

    Party: Independent

    Role: Governor of Wakayama Prefecture

    IR Stance: Advocate

    Profile: After spending many years as a MITI (now METI) bureaucrat, as well as a stint as the ambassador to Brunei, Nisaka successfully ran for governor in 2006. He was reelected in 2010 and 2014.

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