Takashima, Soichiro

    Company: Fukuoka City

    Family Name: Takashima

    Given Name: Soichiro

    Party: Independent

    Role: Mayor of Fukuoka City

    IR Stance: Opponent

    Profile: Originally from Oita, Takashima had a career as a television announcer before his first election as mayor, with the support of conservative political parties, in 2010. At that time he was the youngest elected mayor in Fukuoka’s history.

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