Family Name: Kuroiwa
Given Name: Yuji
Role: Governor of Kanagawa Prefecture
IR Stance: Unclear
Profile: After a career as an award-winning journalist and newscaster, Kuroiwa ran for the position of Kanagawa governor in 2011.
Left-leaning opposition parties are stepping up their political push against the establishment of casino gambling within their local communities, provoking new developments in both the Kanagawa and Hokkaido gubernatorial election campaigns.