- Special Projects
Federal voter-education dollars can’t be used to promote voting, and state elections officials say it’s not their job anyway.
The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.
Top Hawaii House and Senate leaders have given out nearly $200,000 to other candidates since 2006.
Continued low turnout and an increase in absentee balloting show that we should be doing more than just testing it on Kauai in 2020.
Two natural disasters and an opponent whose overconfident campaign tried to run out the clock helped the governor secure a second term.
Super PAC funding helped state Sen. Josh Green gain a significant advertising edge over state Sen. Jill Tokuda in the lead-up to the election.