Omura, Hideaki

    Company: Tokoname City

    Family Name: Omura

    Given Name: Hideaki

    Party: Independent

    Role: Governor of Aichi Prefecture

    IR Stance: Advocate

    Profile: Starting out as a national bureaucrat in the Agriculture Ministry, Omura shifted to politics in 1996, winning election as a ruling party lawmaker in the House of Representatives. After winning five terms and serving in various capacities, he shifted again in 2011, this time running successfully for the post of governor. He was reelected in 2015.

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