Kyle Yamashita

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Kyle Yamashita
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Hawaii House of Representatives District 12
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1959
ProfessionSmall Business Person
CandidateVerification
Kyle Yamashita is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

He previously ran unsuccessfully in 2002 and 2004.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Yamashita served on the following committees:

Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Labor & Public Employment
Public Safety

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Yamashita served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Yamashita served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yamashita won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii House of Representatives District 12. Yamashita ran unopposed in the August 11 Democratic primary and defeated Ekolu Kalama (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKyle Yamashita Incumbent 78.2% 7,457
     Republican Ekolu Kalama 21.8% 2,081
Total Votes 9,538

2010

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Yamashita won re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition on September 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Laurie Rinaldi ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.[5]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 12 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kyle Yamashita (D) 6,242 69.9%
Laurie Rinaldi (R) 2,134 23.9%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Yamashita won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 12th District, defeating Mickey Vierra (R). Yamashita received 7,151 votes in the election while Vierra received 2,879 votes.[6] Yamashita raised $85,648 for his campaign; Vierra raised $15,304.[7]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kyle Yamashita (D) 7,151 66.1%
Mickey Vierra (R) 2,879 26.6%
Blank 789 7.3%
Over 1 0.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Yamashita is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Yamashita raised a total of $298,199 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 26, 2013.[8]

Kyle Yamashita's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State House, District 12 Won $71,979
2010 Hawaii State House, District 12 Won $51,334
2008 Hawaii State House, District 12 Won $85,648
2006 Hawaii State House, District 12 Won $57,973
2004 Hawaii State House, District 12 Won $31,265
Grand Total Raised $298,199

2012

Yamashita won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Yamashita raised a total of $71,979.

2010

Yamashita won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Yamashita raised a total of $51,334.

2008

Yamashita won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Yamashita raised a total of $85,648.

2006

Yamashita won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Yamashita raised a total of $57,973.

2004

Yamashita won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Yamashita raised a total of $31,265.

Scorecards

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.[9] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Yamashita received a total score of 5%. Here are the scores Yamashita received based on specific categories.

2010 Hawaii House Legislative Scorecard
Taxes Business climate Spending Individual liberty Raids Scope of government
0% 0% 0% 67% 0% 0%

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