Osaka gubernatorial election, 2008

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Gubernatorial elections were held in Osaka Prefecture on January 27, 2008. Toru Hashimoto was elected as new governor.

Gubernatorial election 2008: Osaka Prefecture
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LDP Toru Hashimoto 1,832,857 54.02
DPJ, SDP, SNP Sadatoshi Kumagai 999,082 29.45
JCP Shoji Umeda 518,563 15.28
Independent Masaaki Takahashi 22,154
Independent Seiichi Sugiura 20,161

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