The Green Papers: Hawaii 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Saturday 23 September 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:4(0.74% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
2000 Census:1,216,642 (0.43% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):909,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):637,349
Capital:Honolulu
Saturday 23 September 2006 polling hours 7:00a HIST (1700 UTC) to 6:00p HIST (0400 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polling hours 7:00a HIST (1700 UTC) to 6:00p HIST (0400 UTC).
 

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Hawaii State and Local Government


HAWAII PRIMARY

Saturday 23 September 2006

The filing deadline for the partisan primary was 25 July 2006.

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Returns from an official source
Results from a media source
Results from a media source
Results from a media source

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Contested STATEWIDE races:

  • United States Senate (Class 1):
    • Democrats have renominated Daniel Kahikina Akaka*
    • Republicans have nominated Gerald L. "Jerry" Coffee. (Mr. Coffee had withdrawn out due to illness. The GOP may selected a replacement candidate for the general election.)
  • Governor:
    • Democrats have nominated Randall "Randy" Iwase
    • Republicans have renominated Linda Lingle*
  • Lieutenant Governor:
    • Democrats have nominated Malama Solomon

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • CD 1:
    • Democrats have renominated Neil Abercrombie*
    • Republicans have nominated Richard Arthur "Noah" Hough, II
  • CD 2:
    • Democrats have nominated Mazie Hirono
    • Republicans have nominated Robert Charles "Bob" Hogue
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 109th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for election
Democratic Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Appointed by Governor John Waihee (Democrat) 16 May 1990, to fill vacancy caused by the death of Senator Spark M. Matsunaga (Democrat): 15 April 1990; elected to finish out the term in a Special Election: 1990; elected to full term: 1994; re-elected 2000
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 23 September 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
  Elected Democratic 210,118 61.34% Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
FEC: $2,648,898
  Candidate Republican 126,041 36.79% State Representative Cynthia H. Thielen
Replacement candidate named 25 September 2006 to replace Gerald L. "Jerry" Coffee who won the 23 September primary after withdrawing from the race.

FEC: $356,419
  Candidate Libertarian 6,401 1.87% Lloyd Jeffrey "Jeff" Mallan
FEC finanical report not available
Total 342,560 100.00%  

Class 3 Democratic Senator Daniel K. Inouye
First elected: 1962; re-elected: 1968, 1974, 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004.
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1959 (Hawaii having just been admitted as a State to the Union), 1960]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

Chair up for election Republican Governor Linda Lingle
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2002
Chair up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated - 23 September 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Governor Linda Lingle
  Elected Republican 215,279 62.53% Governor Linda Lingle
for Lt. Governor: Lieutenant Governor James R. "Duke" Aiona, Jr.
  Candidate Democratic 121,708 35.35% Randall "Randy" Iwase
for Lt. Governor: Malama Solomon
  Candidate Green 5,433 1.58% Jim Brewer
for Lt. Governor: Renee Ing
  Candidate Libertarian 1,849 0.54% Ozell Amahari Daniel
for Lt. Governor: Li Zhao
Total 344,269 100.00%  

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Elected on same ticket with GOVERNOR; nominated separately from Governor

Seat up for election Republican Lieutenant Governor James R. "Duke" Aiona, Jr.
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 23 September 2006 Primary
  Candidate Democratic     Malama Solomon
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor James R. "Duke" Aiona, Jr.
  Candidate Green     Renee Ing
  Candidate Libertarian     Li Zhao

109th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 109th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
2 Democratic (1 Renominated, 1 Open)

CD 1
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman Neil Abercrombie
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Returned to House: 1990
[previously elected to U.S. House in Special Election, 20 September 1986 re: resignation of Congressman Cecil Heftel, 11 July 1986]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 23 September 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman Neil Abercrombie
  Elected Democratic 112,772 69.34% Congressman Neil Abercrombie
FEC: $1,074,345
  Candidate Republican 49,857 30.66% Richard Arthur "Noah" Hough, II
Filed with the FEC 22 January 2006 to run as a Democrat. Amended filing 1 May 2006 to run as a Republican.

FEC: $17,728
Total 162,629 100.00%  

CD 2
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Seat up for election
Open
Democratic Congressman Edward Espenett "Ed" Case
First elected: 2002 in a special election to replace the deceased Congressman Patsy Mink (107th Congress); elected: 2003 in a special election to replace the deceased Congressman Patsy Mink (108th Congress, re-elected posthumously on 5 November 2002).
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Open Seat - Ran for, but did not receive, his party's nomination for the Senate Class 1 Seat in 2006.
 Polls: Democratic Mazie K. Hirono
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic 106,816 61.03% Mazie K. Hirono
FEC: $1,431,764
  Candidate Republican 68,218 38.97% Robert Charles "Bob" Hogue
FEC: $232,672
Total 175,034 100.00%  

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 4 incumbents, 5 candidates
  Republican: 2 incumbents, 5 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Green (affiliates): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 3 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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