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Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

DeCoite, Quilingking remain the winners of their primaries, and the Kauai County Council lineup stays the same.

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart

A desire for new blood felled or threatened political veterans and fueled the campaigns of hungry newcomers, all under a new system of voting.

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term

Waltjen dominated the pack for prosecutor and incumbents are on track to keep their council seats.

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto

Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.

OHA: Alapa Leads Machado Forcing A November Runoff Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

OHA: Alapa Leads Machado Forcing A November Runoff

Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff

The two former businessmen, both in their first foray into politics, are headed to the Nov. 3 general election

More Voters Are Casting Ballots In Hawaii’s All-Mail Primary Election This Year Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

More Voters Are Casting Ballots In Hawaii’s All-Mail Primary Election This Year

UPDATED: Voter turnout, at 47.8%, is higher than it’s been in 26 years as Hawaii’s first all-mail election takes place.

Bar Codes, Signatures And Fire-Safe Drop Boxes Help Secure Hawaii’s All-Mail Election

Bar Codes, Signatures And Fire-Safe Drop Boxes Help Secure Hawaii’s All-Mail Election

Officials say they have a precise process in place and are following the lead of other states to ensure ballot security.

Iwamoto Challenges Speaker Saiki For Hawaii House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Iwamoto Challenges Speaker Saiki For Hawaii House Seat

It’s the first time in eight years that the race has been contested in the Democratic primary.