Katsuhito Yokokume campaigning in Shimbashi, Tokyo in 2016
|Member of the House of Representatives|
|Constituency||Kanagawa 11th district|
10 September 1981 |
|Political party||Democratic Party of Japan|
|Alma mater||Tokyo University|
Katsuhito Yokokume was born on 10 September 1981 in Toyota, Aichi, the son of a truck driver. he studied law at Tokyo University, graduating in March 2005. He passed the bar exam in November 2005.
In August 2009, he was elected as a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Southern Kantō proportional representation block on the DPJ list, he failed to win Kanagawa 11th district against the incumbent's son Shinjirō Koizumi.
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