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Hawaii 2nd Congressional District

Gabbard Wants More Campaign Cash Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard Wants More Campaign Cash

The Hawaii congresswoman warns of “multiple opponents who are twisting my record in an attempt to win voters.”

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Come November, voters may be asked to elect short-term and long-term replacements for the late Mark Takai.

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand

Compared with her challengers, the Hawaii congresswoman’s re-election campaign is very well funded.

House: Bar Women From Draft Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House: Bar Women From Draft

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a measure that says women should not be required to register for a potential military draft.

Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy

The Hawaii congresswoman continues to oppose “regime-change wars,” and pushes for better defense against North Korean missiles.

Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All

Many Hawaii legislators will be unopposed, especially the most influential ones. But some lawmakers face tough contests.

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

The Democrat and former congresswoman likely would scare off many potential challengers for the seat she won twice before Takai.

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

UPDATED: The Hawaii Constitution Party, the Hawaii Independent Party and the American Shopping Party have qualified.

Hawaii 2nd Congressional District: Gabbard Cruises to Re-election Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Hawaii 2nd Congressional District: Gabbard Cruises to Re-election

The rising Democratic Party star easily defeats Republican challenger Kawika Crowley.

Hawaii Congressional Districts: Takai Triumphs Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Congressional Districts: Takai Triumphs

In 2nd District primary, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard coasts to victory unopposed.

A Tale of Two Hawaiis

A Tale of Two Hawaiis

A new Census Bureau web app presents intriguing demographic data on all 435 congressional districts.
Want To Run For Congress? Political Insiders Only, Please Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Want To Run For Congress? Political Insiders Only, Please

Electoral history shows that people who have never held office don't usually get to Washington.

July 2016

Sunday, July 24

Gabbard Wants More Campaign Cash

Wednesday, July 20

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Sunday, July 17

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand

Thursday, July 7

House: Bar Women From Draft

June 2016

Tuesday, June 14

Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy

Tuesday, June 7

Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All

May 2016

Tuesday, May 24

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

Tuesday, May 10

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

November 2014

Tuesday, November 4

Hawaii 2nd Congressional District: Gabbard Cruises to Re-election

August 2014

Saturday, August 9

Hawaii Congressional Districts: Takai Triumphs

July 2013

Monday, July 29

A Tale of Two Hawaiis

June 2013

Saturday, June 1

Want To Run For Congress? Political Insiders Only, Please

May 2013

Thursday, May 16

Will A New Federal Shield Law Replace The Soon-To-Be-Dead Hawaii Law?

October 2012

Monday, October 29

Civil Beat Poll – Hanabusa Expands Lead Over Djou In Race for Congress

Thursday, October 4

Civil Beat Poll – Dems Lead Congress Races

August 2012

Monday, August 13

Lingle: Hirono Missed 127 Votes In Congress This Year

Thursday, August 9

Gabbard Completes Upset By Crushing Hannemann

Déjà Vu As Gabbard, Hannemann Fight for Senators’ Support

Thursday, August 2

Civil Beat Poll – Tulsi Leaves Mufi In Her Dust

July 2012

Tuesday, July 31

Trailing Gabbard, Hannemann Gives Campaign $150K

Friday, July 13

Social Issues Center In First Televised Hawaii Congress Debate

Thursday, July 12

Candidates for 2nd Congressional District Stress Background

Tuesday, July 10

Gabbard Files FEC Complaint Against Hannemann

June 2012

Monday, June 11

Civil Beat Poll – Stunning Turnaround In Hawaii’s CD2 Race

March 2012

Saturday, March 31

Hannemann Courts GOP Donors On Guam

December 2011

Friday, December 23

2011 Year in Review — DC808

Wednesday, December 21

Hawaii Election 2012: A Preview

October 2011

Friday, October 28

Hannemann Radio Show Doesn’t Cross Legal Line

September 2011

Tuesday, September 6

The Story of Mufi Hannemann and Tulsi Gabbard

August 2011

Wednesday, August 31

Gabbard’s Six Unions Didn’t Go for Mufi Last Time, Either

Sunday, August 14

CD2, Anyone? Anyone?

Saturday, August 6

Redistricting Panel OKs Plan to Include Ko Olina in 1st Congressional District

October 2010

Thursday, October 28

Hirono Spends $1M On Campaign, Willoughby Misses Deadlines

Saturday, October 9

Palin Endorses John Willoughby, Snubs Civil Beat

September 2010

Friday, September 24

Mazie Hirono Answers 10 Questions from Civil Beat

John Willoughby Answers 10 Questions From Civil Beat

Wednesday, September 22

Congressional Candidates Answer Civil Beat Questions

Tuesday, September 21

Mazie Hirono Against John Who? In 2nd Congressional District

Wednesday, September 15

General Election Set for U.S. Congress Races

Thursday, September 9

Discussion: Hawaii 2nd Congressional District Election

Wednesday, September 8

Hirono Raises $800K In No-Contest Race

July 2010

Thursday, July 15

With Friends Like These …

June 2010

Friday, June 18

Hawaii Links For Friday, June 18

Hawaii 2nd Congressional District