Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2014

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Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

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Elections for the office of Hawaii House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is June 3, 2014.

Incumbents retiring

Three incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:

Name Party Current Office
K. Mark Takai Electiondot.png Democratic House District 33
Richard Fale Ends.png Republican House District 47
Jessica Wooley Electiondot.png Democratic House District 48

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Hawaii House of Representatives:

Hawaii House of Representatives
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 44 Pending
     Republican Party 7 Pending
Total 51 51

Qualifications

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From Article III, Section 7 of the Hawaii Constitution: No person shall be eligible to serve as a member of the house of representatives unless the person has been a resident of the State for not less than three years, has attained the age of majority and is, prior to filing nomination papers and thereafter continues to be, a qualified voter of the representative district from which the person seeks to be elected; except that in the year of the first general election following reapportionment, but prior to the primary election, an incumbent representative may move to a new district without being disqualified from completing the remainder of the incumbent representative's term.

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 13 of the 51 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. Thirteen Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances. Candidates from both major parties will face off in the general election in 38 of the 51 districts up for election. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012, with a margin of victory of 0 to 5 percent. Those district are:

Competitive

Primary challenges

Fourteen incumbents will face primary competition on August 9. Three incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 34 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state senators facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Three incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 48 (94.1%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, two Democrats and one Republican, can be found above.

List of candidates

Note: Candidate lists can change frequently throughout the election season. Ballotpedia staff will be re-examining the list on a monthly basis for any changes. This list was last examined on July 7, 2014. For more information about Ballotpedia's election coverage plan, click here. If you are aware of a candidate we've missed or one incorrectly listed, please send an email to: Tyler King.

District 1

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  • No candidate filed to run.
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District 2

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 3

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District 6

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District 7

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Cindy Evans - Incumbent Evans first assumed office in 2002.
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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 8

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Joe Souki - Incumbent Souki first assumed office in 1982.
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District 9

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 10

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District 11

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District 12

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District 13

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 14

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District 15

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District 16

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District 17

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  • Gene Ward - Incumbent Ward first assumed office in 2006.

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District 18

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District 19

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District 20

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District 21

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District 22

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Tom Brower - Incumbent Brower first assumed office in 2006.
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District 23

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District 24

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District 25

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Sylvia Luke - Incumbent Luke first assumed office in 1998.
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District 26

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District 27

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Takashi Ohno - Incumbent Ohno first assumed office in 2012.
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District 28

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District 29

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 30

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 31

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District 32

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District 33

Note: Incumbent K. Mark Takai (D) is not running for re-election.

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District 34

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District 35

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District 36

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District 37

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District 38

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 39

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 40

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  • Bob McDermott - Incumbent McDermott first assumed office in 2012.

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District 41

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District 42

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District 43

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District 44

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Jo Jordan - Incumbent Jordan first assumed office in 2011.
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  • No candidate filed to run.
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District 45

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District 46

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  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 47

Note: Incumbent Richard Fale (R) is not running for re-election.

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District 48

Note: Incumbent Jessica Wooley (D) is not running for re-election.

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District 49

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Ken Ito - Incumbent Ito first assumed office in 1994.
Republican Party August 9 GOP primary:
  • No candidate filed to run.

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District 50

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District 51

Democratic Party August 9 Democratic primary:
  • Chris Lee - Incumbent Lee first assumed office in 2008.
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