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  Koike, Yuriko
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AffiliationLiberal Democratic  
 
NameYuriko Koike
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Ashiya, Hyogo, Honshu , Japan
Emailkoike@yuriko.or.jp
Websitehttp://www.yuriko.or.jp/
Born July 15, 1952
Died Still Living (61 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRalphie
Sep 27, 2006 04:42am
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InfoFirst elected to the upper house in 1992 with the New Japan Party, Koike has since served in the lower house with the New Conservative Party and now the Liberal Democratic Party. She acted as environment minister in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Koizumi and is now Prime Minister Abe's national security advisor. She is often mentioned at the present time as the most likely woman to become Japan's first female prime minister.

Prior to going into politics, Koike worked as an anchor for a nationwide news service.


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  12/16/2012 JPN House of Representatives - Tokyo District 10 Won 53.70% (+30.30%)
  08/30/2009 JPN House of Representatives - Tokyo District 10 Lost 43.31% (-3.93%)
  08/30/2009 JPN House of Representatives - Tokyo Block Seat Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/22/2008 Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Lost 8.76% (-58.10%)
  07/03/2007 JPN Defense Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/26/2006 JPN National Security Advisor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/11/2005 Tokyo Prefecture District 10 Won 50.05% (+27.01%)
  11/09/2003 Kinki Block Seat 11 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/30/2003 JPN Environment Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention - Sep 28, 2009 LDP Sadakazu Tanigaki