Jon Riki Karamatsu
|Jon Riki Karamatsu|
|Hawaii House of Representatives District 41|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Karamatsu is President of JRK Enterprises, Limited Liability Company, and an attorney. He has been a teacher with Kyoiku Juku Limited, legislative assistant in the Office of Hawaii State Senator Carol Fukunaga, and a clerk at the Kapiolani Women's Center.
He is a member of the Waikele Elementary School School Community Council, Chair of the Peace Day Hawaii Committee, Vice President of the Jodo Mission of Hawaii, and member of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Waipahu Business Association, and Waipahu Community Association.
On November 4, 2008, Karamatsu won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 41st District, defeating Rito Saniatan (R). Karamatsu received 4,128 votes in the election while Saniatan received 3,082 votes. Karamatsu raised $56,776 for his campaign; Saniatan raised $7,803.
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 41|
|Jon Riki Karamatsu (D)||4,128||54.6%|
|Rito Saniatan (R)||3,082||40.8%|
In 2008, Karamatsu collected $56,776 in campaign contributions. The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Grocery Manufacturers Association||$2,000|
|Hawaii State Teachers Association||$2,000|
|Hawaii Association of Realtors||$2,000|
- Hawaii House of Representatives - Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|Hawaii House District 41
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