Suzuki, Eikei

    Company: Kuwana City

    Family Name: Suzuki

    Given Name: Eikei

    Party: Independent

    Role: Governor of Mie Prefecture

    IR Stance: Unclear

    Profile: Born in Hyogo Prefecture, Suzuki’s early career was in METI. He left the ministry after only ten years to run as a Liberal Democratic Party candidate for the House of Representatives in 2009. He lost that election. However, two years later he ran for the post of Governor of Mie Prefecture and won, becoming, at age 36, the youngest governor in the nation.

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