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Toshizō Ido (井戸 敏三, Ido Toshizō, born 10 August 1945) is a Japanese politician and current governor of Hyōgo Prefecture in Japan, since 2001. A native of Tatsuno, Hyōgo and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he joined the Ministry of Home Affairs in 1968.[1]

Toshizō Ido
井戸 敏三
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Governor of Hyōgo Prefecture
Assumed office
1 August 2001
Preceded byToshitami Kaihara
Personal details
Born (1945-08-10) 10 August 1945 (age 74)
Tatsuno, Hyōgo, Japan
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo

2009 electionEdit

Gov. Toshizo Ido was re-elected in 2009 to a third term. Ido, backed by the LDP, New Komeito and the Social Democratic Party, appeared to have easily defeated Kotaro Tanaka, 60, endorsed by the Japanese Communist Party.[2]During the campaign, Ido publicized his achievements in promoting reconstruction following the 1995 Great Hanshin earthquake and tackling the swine flu outbreak.

 
At The International Indrustial Fair 2019, Kobe at Swift Xi Inc. Booth

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "政治家情報 〜井戸 敏三〜". JAN-JAN.
  2. ^ "DPJ-backed candidate wins Shizuoka". The Japan Times.

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