Mr. ARITA Yoshifu'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. ARITA Yoshifu

  • The Democratic Party and The Shin-Ryokufukai
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Judicial Affairs
    Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System
    Special Committee on North Korean Abduction Issue and Related Matters (Director)
    Commission on the Constitution

Born:
 February 20, 1952, Kyoto Prefecture

Education:
 1977 Ritsumeikan University, College of Economics

Career:
 worked for a publishing company
 1986 Freelance journalist
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Special Committee on Political Ethics
    and Election System

(as of January 16,2017)

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