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Two Hawaii lawmakers voted to give public money to an animal support organization while sitting on its board of directors.
The five Democratic candidates for Hawaii’s lieutenant governor spent an hour Monday evening trying to win over voters.
Strategies 360 won’t reveal a single client or issue it’s supporting in the islands. But the company has assembled a stable of well-known local talent.
In many other states, pamphlets with information about candidates and issues on the ballot are sent to voters before an election.
Whoever wins the race for governor will have to balance a budget that includes billion-dollar payments for retired state workers.
A west Oahu lawmaker, a perennial candidate and a former education official are vying to become just the third Republican governor since statehood.
The incumbent Hawaii governor boasts of delivering on a promise to put AC in classrooms, while the challenger touts her leadership chops.
Along with her friend “Jesus,” Angela Kaaihue is now vying for Andria Tupola’s Leeward Oahu seat.
Russian hacking in 2016 prompted Congress to bolster state elections security with new funding.
The pro-rail carpenters union is backing state Sen. Josh Green, but one political analyst questions whether it’s payback against another candidate.