Youngest female mayor in Japan elected in Tokushima

National / Politics Apr 6, 2020

Youngest female mayor in Japan elected in Tokushima

Sawako Naito, a 36-year-old independent rookie, was elected head of the city of Tokushima on Sunday, becoming the youngest female mayor in Japan. Naito, who leads a community development group, defeated incumbent Mayor Akiyoshi Endo, 64, by 41,247 votes to 39,248. Voter turnout fell to 38.88 ...