Diana Mele Carroll

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Diana Mele Carroll
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Hawaii House of Representatives District 13
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Whip, Hawaii State House of Representatives
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Appointed2005
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthOahu, HI
CandidateVerification
Diana Mele Carroll is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 13. She was first appointed to the chamber by the Governor in 2005. She has served as House Majority Whip since 2011.

Biography

Carroll's professional experience includes working as the Chief of Staff to State Senator J. Kalani English, and Councilman J. Kalani English, Maui County Council, Substance and Drug Abuse Liason to the Lieutenant Governor's Office of Maui County and Executive Assistant to Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carroll served on the following committees:

Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection & Commerce
Health
Housing
Human Services, Chair
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carroll served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carroll served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Carroll's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Excerpt: "Working families deserve a quality life. This includes affordable housing, good medical care, decent wages and education appropriate for our culture."

Elections

2012

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carroll won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii House of Representatives District 13. Carroll ran unopposed in the August 11 Democratic primary and defeated Simon Russell (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana Mele Carroll Incumbent 73.1% 5,787
     Republican Simon Russell 26.9% 2,130
Total Votes 7,917

2010

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carroll won re-election to the 13th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition on September 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Meiling Akuna ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.[6]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 13 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Diana Mele Carroll (D) 5,058 71.2%
Meiling Akuna (R) 1,491 21.0%

2008

In 2008, Carroll won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 13th District. Carroll ran unopposed in the general election. She raised $16,487 for her campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carroll is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Carroll raised a total of $45,142 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 26, 2013.[8]

Diana Mele Carroll's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State House, District 13 Won $7,500
2010 Hawaii State House, District 13 Won $9,085
2008 Hawaii State House, District 13 Won $16,847
2006 Hawaii State House, District 13 Won $11,710
Grand Total Raised $45,142

2012

Carroll won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carroll raised a total of $7,500.

2010

Carroll won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Carroll raised a total of $9,085.

2008

Carroll won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Carroll raised a total of $16,847.

2006

Carroll won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Carroll raised a total of $11,710.

Scorecards

Hawaii Grassroot Institute

See also: Hawaii Grassroot Institute Scorecard

The Grassroot Institute issued its 2010 Legislative Score Card that tallied the votes of Hawaii legislators and graded their votes based on the Institute's values of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government.[9] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Carroll received a total score of 10%. Here are the scores Carroll received based on specific categories.

2010 Hawaii House Legislative Scorecard
Taxes Business climate Spending Individual liberty Raids Scope of government
0% 0% 17% 67% 14% 0%

Personal

Carroll is married.[10]

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