A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Jon Heese Running for City Council

Jon Heese, a long-term resident of Tsukuba who now has Japanese citizenship, is hoping to become the first foreign-born City Councillor (つくば市議会議員) in Tsukuba (and the third one in Japan). He was born in Saskatchewan, Canada and he came to Tsukuba in 1991.

The election will be held on October 26 and he is officially allowed to start campaigning on the 19th. Have a look at his website and get in touch with him at jon@aishiterutsukuba.com if you want to help him with his campaign.

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