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|Hawaii State Senate District 22|
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 on Judiciary and Government Operations, Hawaii Senate
- Committee on Labor, Hawaii Senate
- Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs, Hawaii Senate
- Committee on Water, Land, Agriculture and Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaii Senate
Bunda lost his bid for the Democratic nomination in the primary election.
In 2008, Bunda collected $14,850 in campaign contributions. The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Plumbers and Pipefitters||$4,000|
|Hawaii Association of Realtors||$4,000|
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. 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|
Bunda and his wife, Gail, have five children.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998
|Hawaii State Senate - District 22
| Succeeded by|
Donovan Dela Cruz