Wada addressing an audience in July 2016
|Member of the House of Councillors|
|Assumed office |
29 July 2013
|Preceded by||Tomiko Okazaki|
|Constituency||Miyagi at-large district|
|Born||14 October 1974|
|Your Party (2013-2014)|
Party for Future Generations/Party for Japanese Kokoro (2014-2016)
|Alma mater||Keio University|
Masamune Wada (和田政宗 Wasa Masamune, born 14 October 1974) is a Japanese politician serving his first term in the House of Councillors representing the Miyagi at-large district. He was elected to the House in the July 2013 as a member of Your Party. Upon the party's dissolution in November 2014 he joined the Party for Future Generations. He was promoted to Secretary-General of the party in September 2015; the party changed its name to Party for Japanese Kokoro in December 2015. In November 2016 he left the party and joined the Liberal Democratic Party's parliamentary group, but did not officially join the LDP.
Wada graduated with a degree in political science from Keio University's Faculty of Law in 1997. Prior to entering politics he worked as an announcer for national broadcaster NHK from 1997 until 2013.
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