Shiga gubernatorial election, 2006

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Shiga Prefecture held a gubernatorial election on 2 July 2006. Incumbent governor Yoshitsugu Kunimatsu was defeated by Yukiko Kada, a professor of environmental sociology at Kyoto Seika University. The victory of Kada, who had very little political experience was considered surprising.


Gubernatorial election 2006: Shiga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SDP Yukiko Kada 217,842
LDP/DPJ/NKP Yoshitsugu Kunimatsu 185,344
JCP Yoshinori Tsuji 70,110
Turnout 44.94 6,24

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