Motohiro Ōno (大野 元裕, Ōno Motohiro, born 12 November 1963) is a Japanese politician and the current governor of Saitama Prefecture in Japan. He assumed office replacing Kiyoshi Ueda in the August 2019 gubernatorial elections.
|Governor of Saitama Prefecture|
|Assumed office |
31 August 2019
|Preceded by||Kiyoshi Ueda|
|Member of the House of Councillors|
26 July 2010 – 5 August 2019
|Preceded by||Chiyako Shimada|
|Succeeded by||Kiyoshi Ueda|
|Constituency||Saitama at-large district|
|Born||12 November 1963|
Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
|Political party||Democratic Party for the People|
|Alma mater||International University of Japan|
- Former Upper House lawmaker Motohiro Ono beats ruling bloc-backed rival to become Saitama governor, Japan Times, 9 October 2019.
- Ex-lawmaker beats ruling bloc-backed rival in Saitama governor race Archived 25 August 2019 at the Wayback Machine The Mainichi, 9 October 2019.