Hiroyuki Arai

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Hiroyuki Arai (荒井 広幸 Arai Hiroyuki?, born 1958) is a Japanese politician, an independent and member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Tamura, Fukushima and graduate of Waseda University, he had served in the assembly of Fukushima Prefecture for one term since 1987. He was elected to House of Representatives for the first time in 1993 after running unsuccessfully in 1990. After losing the seat in 2003, he was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2004 as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party.

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House of Councillors
Preceded by
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Councillor by proportional representation
2004–
Succeeded by
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House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
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Representative for the Tōhoku proportional representation block
2000–2003
Succeeded by
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New constituency Representative for Fukushima 3rd district
1996–2000
Succeeded by
Kōichirō Genba
Preceded by
Masayoshi Itō
Kōzō Watanabe
Yoshiyuki Hozumi
Kazuo Shiga
Yukio Watanabe
Representative for Fukushima 2nd district (multi-member)
1993–1996
Served alongside: Kōzō Watanabe, Fumiaki Saitō, Kōichirō Genba, Yoshiyuki Hozumi
District eliminated
Party political offices
New political party New Renaissance Party secretary general
2010–
Incumbent
New political party Japan Renaissance Party secretary general
2008–2010
Merged into New Renaissance Party
New political party New Party Nippon secretary general
2005–2007
Vacant