Tomihisa Taue in July 2011
|Mayor of Nagasaki|
April 22, 2007
|Preceded by||Iccho Itoh|
December 10, 1956 |
Gotō, Nagasaki, Japan
|Alma mater||Kyushu University|
Tomihisa Taue (田上 富久 Taue Tomihisa, born December 10, 1956), is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Nagasaki, the capital city of Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, he first took office in 2007. He was a graduate from Kyushu University, and majored in jurisprudence.
He is a career employee of the municipal government, which he first joined in 1980, eventually serving as head of its statistics department.
He was elected mayor of Nagasaki in a special election in 2007 following the assassination of Iccho Itoh in the midst of the 2007 unified local elections. He was re-elected in the April 2011 elections and ran unopposed in the April 2015 elections, the first uncontested mayoral election in Nagasaki history.
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