Joe Bertram

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Joe Bertram
Hawaii House of Representatives District 11
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession President, Bikeways Maui
Joe Bertram was a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing the 11th District from 2007-2011.

Bertram is the President of Bikeways Maui. He was a member of the Maui Green Party Executive Committee from 1995-2000, and is currently a member of the Kihei Youth Center Board, and Kihei Community Association Board.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bertram lost his bid for re-election in 2010. He defeated Johanna Amorin and Netra Halperin in the primary election on September 18, 2010. Bertram lost in the November 2, 2010 general election to George Fontaine (R).[2]


On November 4, 2008, Bertram won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 11th District, defeating George Fontaine (R). Bertram received 4,299 votes in the election while Fontaine received 3,215 votes.[3] Bertram raised $8,885 for his campaign; Fontaine raised $31,889.[4]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 11
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Bertram (D) 4,299 50.7%
George Fontaine (R) 3,215 37.9%
Blank 971 11.4%

Campaign donors


In 2008, Bertram collected $8,885 in campaign contributions.[5] The three largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Longshore and Warehouse Local 142 $2,000
Kim C. Iwamoto $1,000
Joseph W. Bertram $1,000


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

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hawaii House District 11
Succeeded by
George Fontaine