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She’s a far better choice than Ed Case, whose track record in Congress is lamentable.
Unlike candidates in many blue districts on the mainland, progressives have struggled to find traction in Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District Democratic primary.
UPDATED The state senator spent $350,000 in the last three months, while former congressman Ed Case loaned himself $150,000.
Nobody misstepped Wednesday, but nobody really stood out in the field of five candidates to be Hawaii’s new U.S. representative.
As of March 31, the former state Senate president also had the most cash on hand, followed by Councilman Ernie Martin.
The former state Senate president is launching her second campaign in four years for the 1st Congressional District seat.
Maybe because it pays well, there are lots of perks and it’s possible — just possible — to do some good.