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2010 Legislative Election Results

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Hawaii State Senate Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Hawaii State Senate. For results in individual contests see our Hawaii State Senate elections, 2010 page. The following is a breakdown of the state senate before and after the election:

Hawaii State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 23 24
     Republican Party 2 1
Total 25 25


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State Senate Overview:

  • There were 13 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. No incumbents lost, and thus 13 incumbents were re-elected to the Hawaii State Senate.
  • There will be 2 new senators sworn-in. Both of them are Democrats.
  • Of the 15 seats up for election, 14 were won by Democrats and 1 by a Republican.
  • 1 candidate was unopposed, a Democrat.
  • Only 1 candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 1,167 state senate seats up for election in 2010, incumbents ran for 894 (76.6%) of them. Of these 894, 94 lost their re-election bids, 89 Democrats and 5 Republicans. In Hawaii, 2 incumbent senators did not run for re-election on the November 2 ballot, while 13 incumbents (86.67%) ran for re-election. Of these 13 incumbents, none were defeated

Incumbents who ran on November 2

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

No incumbents were defeated.

Challengers who beat an incumbent

No challengers defeated an incumbent.

New State Senators and General Election Winners

388 new senators were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 388, 278 were Republicans and 110 were Democrats. In Hawaii, 2 new senators will be sworn-in. Both are Democrats. In the 2 open seat contests, Democrats won both. In total, Hawaii elected 15 senators, 1 Republican and 14 Democrats.

Newly elected senators

The following are the newly-elected members of the Hawaii State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

No new Republicans were elected.

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

No Republicans won open seat contests.

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Hawaii State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Leah Landrum-Taylor, one of the six unopposed Democratic senate candidates in 2010

Across the nation, 1,167 state senate seats were up for election in 2010. 1,143 of those seats were partisan seats (24 seats were up for election in Nebraska's nonpartisan unicameral legislature). In 320 (28.0%) of these state senate contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Hawaii, 1 candidate (6.67 of seats) faced no major party opposition. He was a Democrat.

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates did not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

No Republican candidates ran unopposed.

Ballot Access

Across the nation, 140 independent or third party candidates ran for state senate. In Hawaii, 1 (3.33%) of the 30 senate candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate. None won election in the November 2 general election.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010:

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Hawaii State House Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Hawaii House of Representatives. For results in individual contests, see our Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010. The following is a breakdown of the state house before and after the election:

Hawaii House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 45 43
     Republican Party 6 8
Total 51 51


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State House Overview:

  • There were 45 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. Only 1 incumbent lost, and thus 44 incumbents were re-elected to the Hawaii House of Representatives.
  • The incumbent who lost was a Democrat.
  • There will be 6 new representatives sworn-in. Of those 6, 3 are Democrats and 3 are Republicans
  • Of the 51 seats up for election, 43 were won by Democrats and 8 by Republicans.
  • 5 candidates were unopposed, 2 Democrats and 3 Republicans.
  • Only 3 candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 4,958 state house seats up for election, incumbents ran in the general election for 4,091 (79.5%) of them. Of these 4,091 incumbents, 413 lost their re-election bids, 403 Democrats and 10 Republicans. In Hawaii, 45 (88.2%) incumbents ran in the general election. Of these 45, 1 incumbent representative was defeated. He was a Democrat.

Incumbents who ran on November 2

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

The following is a list of incumbents defeated on November 2:

CandidatePartyDistrict
Joe Bertram

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent on November 2:

CandidatePartyDistrict
George Fontaine

New Representatives and General Election Winners

1,345 new representatives were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 1,345, 988 were Republicans and 357 were Democrats. In Hawaii, 6 new representatives will be sworn-in. Of those 6, 3 are Democrats and 3 are Republicans. In the 5 open seat contests, Republicans won 2 and Democrats 3. In total, Hawaii elected 51 representatives, 8 Republicans and 43 Democrats.

Newly elected representatives

The following are the newly-elected members of the Hawaii House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Hawaii House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Across the nation, 4,958 state house seats were up for election in 2010. In 1,680 (33.9%) of these state house contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Hawaii, 5 candidates (9.8% of all seats) faced no major party opposition. Of these 5, 2 were Democrats and 3 were Republicans.

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates did not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

Ballot Access

In Hawaii, 3 (3%) of the 100 house candidates ran as independent or third party candidates. None won election in the November 2 general election.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010: