49 Days to Election Day: Hawaii

    Unlike Alaska, there is a Senate race in Hawaii this year as long-time Democratic incumbent, Daniel Akaka, decided to retire. For the Democrats, the candidate will be current House member Mazie Hirono who won a contentious primary over Ed Case. On the Republican side will be former Governor Linda Lingle. Lingle’s entire political career has been defined by surprising successful runs. In 1990, she surprisingly | Read More »

    Around the US in 50 Days: Hawaii

    In Presidential politics, there is no doubt that Barack Obama, who lays claim to Hawaii asa one of his homes, will garner the state’s four electoral votes. The state is deeply blue as evidenced by their recent voting behaviors in Presidential elections and the fact their entire Congressional delegation is Democratic, along with their Governor. The Senate race will be spotlighted this year since long | Read More »