Takako Suzuki (鈴木 貴子, Suzuki Takako, born January 5, 1986) is a Japanese politician from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) and a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). She represents Hokkaido through the proportional representation block. She was a member of the Democratic Party of Japan and New Party Daichi.

Takako Suzuki
鈴木 貴子
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Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
3 June 2013
ConstituencyHokkaido PR
Personal details
Born (1986-01-05) 5 January 1986 (age 34)
Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Political partyLiberal Democratic
Other political
affiliations
NPD (2016–2017, 2012–2014)
DPJ (2014–2016)
Children1
RelativesMuneo Suzuki (father)
Alma materTrent University
WebsiteOfficial website

Personal lifeEdit

Suzuki is the daughter of veteran Hokkaido politician Muneo Suzuki. She graduated with a B.A. in International Politics from Trent University in Canada and worked as a television director at NHK before entering politics.

She is married to a cameraman friend who went to the same elementary school with her. Their first child was born in September 2017.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nagano, Yuri (7 March 2018). "In Japan, Voters Are Wary of Mothers in Public Office". New York Times. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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