Keizo Hamada wins third term as Kagawa governor

National / Politics Aug 27, 2018

Keizo Hamada wins third term as Kagawa governor

Kagawa Gov. Keizo Hamada coasted to a third term Sunday in an uninspired election that set a record low for voter turnout. His opponent was former medical cooperative executive Eiji Himeda, 62, an independent who was backed by the Japanese Communist Party. Hamada, 66, won easily, ...

National / Politics Sep 1, 2014

Kagawa governor set to win re-election

Incumbent Gov. Keizo Hamada of Kagawa looked set to win re-election in a gubernatorial race on Sunday, handily beating a challenger backed by the Japanese Communist Party, according to Kyodo News projections. Hamada, 62, ran as an independent with backing from the ruling Liberal Democratic ...