U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said Tuesday she will not file a legal challenge of her Democratic primary loss to U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz for the seat once held by the late Sen. Daniel Inouye.
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Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago will likely be in the hot seat Friday as the state Elections Commission takes a look back at this month’s primary.
Hawaii Island voters may like their Hawaii County Council member, but they are not always fond of their state representative.
HONOLULU — A state senator is questioning the results of a Hawaii County Council race after the primary election held in storm-damaged areas of the Big Island.
While most eyes were watching results of the Democratic U.S. Senate primary Friday night, a state representative lost her re-election bid and a County Council member claimed his seat.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz claimed victory over challenger U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa after a postponed primary was held for two Puna precincts on Friday.
A shutdown of electronic voting machines caused a long delay Friday for voters from the Hawaiian Paradise Park precinct, who were unable to vote in Saturday’s Primary Election because of Tropical Storm Iselle.
Ron Gonzales, who faces off against District 9 incumbent County Councilwoman Margaret Wille in the Nov. 4 General Election, is the subject of two complaints filed with the county clerk this week.
A judge has denied U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa’s request to delay a makeup election today in two Puna precincts where the polls were closed in Saturday’s primary election because of damage from Tropical Storm Iselle.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to postpone the Friday makeup election for two Puna precincts.
HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii is asking a court on the Big Island to delay a makeup election for more than 8,000 voters, saying they should have more time to recover from a tropical storm before casting ballots in a primary that includes her running for U.S. Senate.
Plans to open a polling place Friday for two storm-damaged precincts in Puna were moving ahead Tuesday despite the threat of a legal challenge from U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa and criticism from other politicians and both major political parties.
Only one Hawaii Island candidate made it to the runoff in the race for an at-large seat on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
The U.S. Senate Democratic primary battle between Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa could be decided Friday as election officials open a polling place for voters of two storm-damaged precincts in Puna.
The state Office of Elections is planning to hold a mini-election for the two Puna precincts that were unable to open on Primary Election Day.