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  Aso, Taro
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationLiberal Democratic  
  2006-00-00  
 
NameTaro Aso
Address
Fukuoka, Kyushu , Japan
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.aso-taro.jp/
Born September 20, 1940 (80 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Jun 12, 2010 06:55pm
Tags Conservative - Very Conservative - Catholic -
InfoRep. Aso is serving his ninth term in the Lower House. He served as President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Japan Youth League prior to being elected. Aso graduated from Gakushuin University in 1963 with a degree in Political Science and Economics.

Taro Aso is the grandson of former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
07/18/2009-07/19/2009 Mainichi 17.00% ( 0.0) 67.00% ( 0.0) 16.00% ( 0.0)
05/16/2009-05/17/2009 Kyodo News 26.20% ( 1.8) 60.20% ( 5.1) 13.60% ( 3.3)
05/11/2009-05/12/2009 Kyodo News 28.00% ( 4.3) 55.10% ( 8.4) 16.90% ( 4.1)
04/24/2009-04/26/2009 Nikkei 32.00% ( 13.0) 59.00% ( 17.0) 9.00% ( 4.0)
04/18/2009-04/19/2009 Asahi 26.00% ( 15.0) 57.00% ( 16.0) 17.00% ( 1.0)
03/07/2009-03/08/2009 Kyodo News 23.70% ( 4.5) 63.50% ( 6.7) 12.80% ( 2.2)
02/21/2009-02/22/2009 Asahi 11.00% ( 8.0) 73.00% ( 6.0) 16.00% ( 2.0)
01/24/2009-01/25/2009 Nikkei 19.00% ( 2.0) 76.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
01/10/2009-01/11/2009 Kyodo News 19.20% ( 29.4) 70.20% ( 37.3) 10.60% ( 7.9)
01/10/2009-01/11/2009 Asahi 19.00% ( 3.0) 67.00% ( 3.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 04, 2009 03:00am News Japan PM's reading blunders spark study spree  Article RBH 
Jul 27, 2007 03:00pm Speculative Is blunt-speaking Aso next act after Abe?  Article Ralphie 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 10.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Chikako Suzuki 00, 0000-
Father Takakichi Aso 0000-
Mother Kazuko Aso 0000-
Grandfather Shigeru Yoshida 1878-1967
Father In-Law Zenko Suzuki 1911-2004

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/16/2020 Japan Minister of Finance Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/26/2012 JPN Minister of Finance Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/26/2012 JPN Deputy Prime Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/16/2012 JPN House of Representatives - Fukuoka District 8 Won 68.36% (+46.83%)
  09/16/2009 JPN Prime Minister Lost 0.00% (-62.90%)
  08/30/2009 JPN House of Representatives - Fukuoka District 8 Won 62.21% (+25.96%)
  09/24/2008 JPN Prime Minister Won 62.59% (+28.55%)
  09/22/2008 Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Won 66.86% (+54.29%)
  08/01/2008 Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/23/2007 Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Lost 37.31% (-25.19%)
  08/26/2007 Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/20/2006 Liberal Democratic Party Leader - Convention Lost 19.35% (-46.66%)
  10/30/2005 JPN Foreign Affairs Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/11/2005 Fukuoka Prefecture District 8 Won 56.89% (+22.48%)
  11/09/2003 Fukuoka Prefecture District 8 Won 57.72% (+24.70%)
  09/22/2003 JPN Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts & Telecommunications Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/24/2001 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader Lost 6.37% (-54.83%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  09/14/2020 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader Lost 0.00% (-70.60%)
  09/20/2018 JPN Liberal Democratic Party Leader Lost 0.00% (-68.53%)
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