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  Abe, Shinzō
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationLiberal Democratic  
<-  2014-04-01  
 
NameShinzō Abe
Address
Yamaguchi, Honshu , Japan
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.abe2006.jp/
Born September 21, 1954 (63 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Oct 16, 2017 08:45pm
Tags Japanese - Conservative -
InfoShinzo Abe was born into a distinguished political family. His father was Shintaro Abe, former secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and his grandfather was former Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi. Following graduation from the Department of Political Science of the Faculty of Law at Seikei University in 1977, Mr. Abe studied politics at the Universtity of Southern California. On his return to Japan, Mr. Abe began work at the Kobe Steel Ltd., and continued there until 1982. He then served as executive assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, private secretary to the chairperson of the LDP General Council, and then as private secretary to the LDP secretary-general. After his father's death in 1991, Mr. Abe established a network of Shinzo Abe supporters' office. In 1993, Mr. Abe received the highest vote count in the Yamaguchi 1st District in his fast run for the House of Representatives. He was appointed to the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, and also served as director of the LDP Social Affairs Division, where he focused on the pension and the social security systems. He has served as deputy chief cabinet secretary from 2000 to 2003 Sptember in the Mori and Koizumi Cabinets. Then he has appointed to the Secretary General of LDP. He was recently re-elected in the general election for a forth term under the 2003 general election.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
08/24/2013-08/25/2013 Kyodo News 57.70% ( 1.5) 25.60% ( 6.1) 16.70% ( 4.6)
07/22/2013-07/23/2013 Kyodo News 56.20% ( 9.1) 31.70% ( 7.0) 12.10% ( 2.1)
07/13/2013-07/14/2013 Kyodo News 65.30% ( 1.5) 24.70% ( 2.6) 10.00% ( 1.1)
06/29/2013-06/30/2013 Kyodo News 66.80% ( 33.3) 22.10% ( 35.6) 11.10% ( 2.3)
06/07/2013-06/10/2013 Jiji Press 57.40% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0) 22.60% ( 0.0)
06/23/2007-06/24/2007 Kyodo News 33.50% ( 2.3) 57.70% ( 9.0) 8.80% ( 6.7)
06/05/2007-06/07/2007 Yomiuri 32.90% ( 37.5) 53.70% ( 39.5) 13.40% ( 2.0)
06/02/2007-06/03/2007 Asahi 30.00% ( 0.0) 49.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0)
06/01/2007-06/02/2007 Kyodo News 35.80% ( 23.5) 48.70% ( 20.2) 15.50% ( 3.3)
05/27/2007-05/28/2007 Mainichi 32.00% ( 21.0) 44.00% ( 22.0) 24.00% ( 1.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 12, 2018 12:00am Scandal Japan: Shinzo Abe's political future in doubt as wife linked to cronyism scandal  Article IndyGeorgia 
Sep 25, 2017 11:00am Announcement Abe gambles on snap election as Koike surprises with new party  Article RP 
Sep 12, 2007 08:45am News Abe to resign as Japanese PM  Article Monsieur 
Feb 05, 2007 02:00pm Analysis Gaffes dog Abe's leadership  Article Ralphie 
Feb 02, 2007 09:55am General LDP launches lineup of Abe goods to boost sagging support  Article Ralphie 
Oct 25, 2006 12:00pm Statement Bring postal reform foes back in, Abe tells LDP  Article Ralphie 

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FAMILY
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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/20/2018 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader ???
  10/22/2017 JPN Prime Minister Won 64.11% (+51.69%)
  09/08/2015 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/14/2014 JPN Prime Minister Won 81.80% (+63.59%)
  12/14/2014 JPN House of Representatives - Yamaguchi District 4 Won 76.27% (+63.14%)
  12/25/2012 JPN Prime Minister Won 61.10% (+40.87%)
  12/16/2012 JPN House of Representatives - Yamaguchi District 4 Won 78.17% (+65.43%)
  09/26/2012 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Won 54.82% (+9.64%)
  08/30/2009 JPN House of Representatives - Yamaguchi District 4 Won 64.25% (+33.13%)
  09/26/2006 JPN Prime Minister Won 66.34% (+38.41%)
  09/20/2006 Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Won 66.00% (+46.66%)
  10/30/2005 JPN Chief Cabinet Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/10/2003 Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention - Sep 22, 2008 LDP Taro Aso
Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention - Sep 23, 2007 LDP Taro Aso