Actress Mihara wins seat for LDP in Kanagawa Prefecture

National / Politics Jul 10, 2016

Actress Mihara wins seat for LDP in Kanagawa Prefecture

Junko Mihara, a 50-year-old actress-turned-politician in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, celebrated victory with supporters at her campaign office in Yokohama on Sunday night after hearing she had almost certainly won a seat. She ran in a Kanagawa constituency where 12 candidates competed for ...