|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 33|
|November 4, 2014 - Present|
|November 7, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||Kalani High School|
Kong's professional experience includes working as an assistant service manager at Software Plus, an assistant service manager at SERVCO, an author, and as the owner and president of Aiea Florist.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Kong served on the following committees:
|Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Economic Development & Business, Vice chair|
|• Higher Education|
|• Veterans, Military, International Affairs, Culture and the Arts|
Kong's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "NO TAX INCREASES! ...Our taxes are high because of the burdens we have placed upon ourselves through the years of trying to be the good guy. Oh yes, many a legislator wants to do good for the people of Hawaii, I have no doubt, but in doing so, they take on certain responsibilities and costs that become counter productive. ...Government is NOT the answer, and people truly need not look to the government for answers . There is a need to look to family, friends, churches, private institutions, because there is help out there."
- Excerpt: "Transportation has so many problems with the city doing one thing, and the state doing another. I understand the many responsibilities from air, sea and land. However, when it comes to roads there are different entities with differing plans."
Elections for the office of Hawaii House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Sam Kong defeated Tracy Arakaki and Arnold Wong in the Democratic primary, while Robert C. Helsham, Sr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kong defeated Helsham in the general election.
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Robert C. Helsham, Sr.||26.4%||2,346|
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 33 Democratic Primary, 2014|
Kong ran in the 2012 election for Hawaii House of Representatives District 33. Kong ran unopposed in the August 11 Republican primary and was defeated by District 34 incumbent K. Mark Takai (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||K. Mark Takai Incumbent||67.2%||7,277|
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Kong has a wife, June, and two children, Courtney and Justin.
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- Profile from the Hawaii House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed July 21, 2014
- Sam Kong, "Issues," accessed October 3, 2012
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed June 6, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed August 25, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed November 12, 2014
- civilbeat.com, " Unofficial 2012 Primary election candidate list," accessed March 24, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary election results," accessed March 24, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official 2012 General election results," accessed March 24, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- Project Vote Smart, "Sam Kong," accessed October 3, 2012
K. Mark Takai (D)
|Hawaii House of Representatives District 33
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