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Hawaii 2nd Congressional District

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand

Compared with her challengers, the Hawaii congresswoman's re-election campaign is very well funded.
House: Bar Women From Draft Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House: Bar Women From Draft

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a measure that says women should not be required to register for a potential military draft.
Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy

The Hawaii congresswoman continues to oppose “regime-change wars,” and pushes for better defense against North Korean missiles.
Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All

Many Hawaii legislators will be unopposed, especially the most influential ones. But some lawmakers face tough contests.
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.
New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Political Parties Get Their Shot On Hawaii Ballots This Year

UPDATED: The Hawaii Constitution Party, the Hawaii Independent Party and the American Shopping Party have qualified.
Hawaii 2nd Congressional District: Gabbard Cruises to Re-election Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Hawaii 2nd Congressional District: Gabbard Cruises to Re-election

The rising Democratic Party star easily defeats Republican challenger Kawika Crowley.
Hawaii Congressional Districts: Takai Triumphs Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Congressional Districts: Takai Triumphs

In 2nd District primary, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard coasts to victory unopposed.
A Tale of Two Hawaiis

A Tale of Two Hawaiis

A new Census Bureau web app presents intriguing demographic data on all 435 congressional districts.
Want To Run For Congress? Political Insiders Only, Please Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Want To Run For Congress? Political Insiders Only, Please

Electoral history shows that people who have never held office don't usually get to Washington.
Will A New Federal Shield Law Replace The Soon-To-Be-Dead Hawaii Law?

Will A New Federal Shield Law Replace The Soon-To-Be-Dead Hawaii Law?

U.S. senator to reintroduce bill to establish federal law protecting journalists from revealing sources.
Civil Beat Poll – Hanabusa Expands Lead Over Djou In Race for Congress

Civil Beat Poll – Hanabusa Expands Lead Over Djou In Race for Congress

Democrats likely to continue representing Hawaii in House.
Hawaii 2nd Congressional District