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Donna Mercado Kim

Campaign Corner: Donna Kim Is The Choice For Women Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: Donna Kim Is The Choice For Women

She’s a far better choice than Ed Case, whose track record in Congress is lamentable.

In Crowded Race For Congress, Democrats Span Ideological Spectrum Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Crowded Race For Congress, Democrats Span Ideological Spectrum

Unlike candidates in many blue districts on the mainland, progressives have struggled to find traction in Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District Democratic primary.

Kim Outspends The Pack In Crowded Race For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kim Outspends The Pack In Crowded Race For Congress

UPDATED The state senator spent $350,000 in the last three months, while former congressman Ed Case loaned himself $150,000.

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Donna Kim’s Misleading Attack On Her Opponent

The congressional candidate originally said Ed Case missed 48 percent of his votes during his previous tenure in Congress, which is inaccurate.

Democratic Contenders For Congress Duke It Out cory lu

Democratic Contenders For Congress Duke It Out

A debate Monday featured sharp attacks on the candidates’ records, as well as disagreements about the scale of the military presence in Hawaii.

Chad Blair: Candidates For Congress Sound A Lot Alike In Dissing Trump Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Candidates For Congress Sound A Lot Alike In Dissing Trump

Nobody misstepped Wednesday, but nobody really stood out in the field of five candidates to be Hawaii’s new U.S. representative.

Sen. Donna Kim Leads Crowded Congressional Field In Fundraising Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Sen. Donna Kim Leads Crowded Congressional Field In Fundraising

As of March 31, the former state Senate president also had the most cash on hand, followed by Councilman Ernie Martin.

Kim Leads Pack In Congressional Campaign Cash PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Kim Leads Pack In Congressional Campaign Cash

Attorney General Doug Chin raised less then a fifth as much as Sen. Donna Kim in the race to replace Colleen Hanabusa.

Pod Squad: Sen Donna Mercado Kim Talks About A New Bid For Congress PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Sen Donna Mercado Kim Talks About A New Bid For Congress

The former state Senate president is launching her second campaign in four years for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Chad Blair: Why Would Anyone Want To Run For Congress? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Why Would Anyone Want To Run For Congress?

Maybe because it pays well, there are lots of perks and it’s possible — just possible — to do some good.

Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money? Courtesy of Carol Fukunaga

Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money?

Activist Carl Campagna runs up against an entrenched incumbent as Sen. Donna Mercado Kim seeks re-election in District 14.
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.
Donna Mercado Kim