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Robert Bunda

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Robert Bunda
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Hawaii State Senate District 22
Former memeber
In office
1994-2010
PartyDemocratic
Personal
ProfessionInsurance agent
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Robert 'Bobby' Bunda (b. April 25, 1947) was a Democratic state senator in the Hawaii State Senate, representing the 22nd District from 1994-2010. He ran for lieutenant governor in 2010, losing in the primary.

Bunda served in the Hawaii State House of Representatives from 1983 to 1994. He joined the Hawaii State Senate in 1994 and was Senate President Emeritus from 2007-2010.

Bunda has served in the United States Air Force, Texas Army National Guard, and Hawaii National Guard. He was a Banking Executive from 1973 to 1979. He has been an Insurance Agent since 1979. He is currently also an Independent Businessman.

Bunda earned his B.S. from Texas Wesleyan College in 1974. He then attended Graduate Studies at the University of Dallas in 1975.

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Hawaii lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010

Bunda lost his bid for the Democratic nomination in the primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bunda won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate from Hawaii's 22nd Senate District. Bunda ran unopposed in the general election. He raised $14,850 for his campaign.[1]

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Bunda collected $14,850 in campaign contributions.[2] The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Plumbers and Pipefitters $4,000
Hawaii Association of Realtors $4,000
Philip Morris $3,000
Outrigger Enterprises $700

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.[3] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Bunda received a total score of 11%. Here are the scores Bunda received based on specific categories.

2010 Hawaii Senate Legislative Scorecard
Taxes Business climate Spending Individual liberty Raids Scope of government
0% 0% 0% 67% 13% 0%

Personal

Bunda and his wife, Gail, have five children.

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Preceded by
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Hawaii State Senate - District 22
1994–2010
Succeeded by
Donovan Dela Cruz