Glenn Wakai

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Glenn Wakai
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Hawaii State Senate District 15
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$57,852/year
Per diem$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
CandidateVerification
Glenn Wakai is a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Wakai previously served in the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 31 from 2002-2010.

Biography

Wakai's professionale experience includes working as a reporter for KHNL and KHON-TV.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Commerce and Consumer Protection
Economic Development, Government Operations and Housing
Technology and the Arts, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wakai served on these committees in the House:


Elections

2012

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2012

Wakai won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii State Senate District 15. Wakai ran unopposed in the August 11 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2010

Wakai had no opposition in the September 18 primary. He defeated Ben Pascua in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Hawaii State Senate, District 15
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Wakai (D) 7,753 62.4%
Ben Pascua (R) 3,764 30.3%

2008

In 2008, Wakai won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 31st District. Wakai ran unopposed in the election. He raised $24,285 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wakai is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Wakai raised a total of $200,334 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[6]

Glenn Wakai's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State Senate, District 15 Won $30,575
2010 Hawaii State Senate, District 15 Won $60,792
2008 Hawaii State House, District 31 Won $24,285
2006 Hawaii State House, District 31 Won $40,130
2004 Hawaii State House, District 31 Won $44,421
2002 Hawaii State House, District 31 Won $131
Grand Total Raised $200,334

2012

Wakai won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $30,575.
Hawaii State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Glenn Wakai's campaign in 2012
Hawaii Association of Realtors$2,500
Ironworkers Local 625$1,300
Chiogioji, Melvin H$1,000
Outrigger Enterprises$800
Royal Hawaiian Movers$750
Total Raised in 2012$30,575
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Wakai won election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $60,792.

2008

Wakai won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $24,285.

2006

Wakai won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $40,130.

2004

Wakai won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $44,421.

2002

Wakai won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Wakai raised a total of $131.

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.[7] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Wakai received a total score of 5%. Here are the scores Wakai received based on specific categories.

2010 Hawaii House Legislative Scorecard
Taxes Business climate Spending Individual liberty Raids Scope of government
6% 0% 0% 33% 0% 0%

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Political offices
Preceded by
Norman Sakamoto
Hawaii State Senate District 15
2010-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Hawaii House District 31
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Linda Ichiyama