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Denny Tamaki in 2018
|Governor of Okinawa Prefecture|
October 4, 2018
|Preceded by||Takeshi Onaga|
|Born||October 13, 1959
Uruma, Okinawa, Japan
He was born in the town of Uruma on Okinawa Island. He was born to a Chinese-American military father, whom Tamaki never saw, and an Okinawan mother.
He became governor in 2018 when he defeated Atsushi Sakima. Tamaki's campaign is mainly about the Futenma base relocation, which is something he's against. He has also criticized US military bases when there were coronavirus outbreaks in them.
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