Chiba Gov. Morita returned for third four-year term

/ Mar 27, 2017

Chiba Gov. Morita returned for third four-year term

Chiba Gov. Kensaku Morita won a third four-year term in Sunday’s gubernatorial election, beating three independent newcomers.The 67-year-old actor-turned-governor and former House of Representatives member highlighted his success in promoting two locations in the prefecture as sports venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and ...

Chiba Gov. Morita cruises to second term

/ Mar 18, 2013

Chiba Gov. Morita cruises to second term

Chiba Gov. Kensaku Morita was virtually certain to clinch a second four-year term Sunday after defeating two independents, projections indicate.Morita, 63, also ran as an independent but was supported by local elements of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, coalition partner New Komeito and small ...