Ms. Renho

(Real Name: SAITO Renho)

  • The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party
  • Elected 2004, 2010 and 2016, Tokyo Metropolis
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of May 20,2022)
    Committee on Education, Culture and Science
    Committee on Oversight of Administration

 November 28, 1967, Tokyo

 1990 Aoyama Gakuin University, Faculty of Law
 1995-97 studied Chinese language, culture, politics and
       economy at Beijing University

 1988 chosen as "14th Clarion Girl", debut in show
 personality, reporter, and newscaster on TV programs
 2004 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2013 Chairperson, Special Committee on Reconstruction
    after the Great East Japan Earthquake

(Major posts in the Government)
 2010 Minister of State for Government Revitalization
 2011(Jan) Minister of State for Government
       Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and
       Food Safety
 2011(Jun) Special Advisor to the Prime Minister
 2011(Sep) Minister of State for Government
       Minister of State for the New Public Commons
       Minister of State for Measures for Declining
       Birthrate, and Gender Equality

(Major posts in political parties)
 2015 Deputy President, The Democratic Party of Japan
    Deputy President, The Democratic Party (DP)
 2016 President, DP
 2018 Vice-President, The Constitutional Democratic
    Party of Japan (CDP)
 2018 Secretary General, CDP Caucus in the Hose of

(as of July 30,2020)

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