Maile Shimabukuro

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Maile Shimabukuro
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Hawaii State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
December 2010 - Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$57,852/year
Per diem$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedDecember 2010
Appointed byGov. Neil Abercrombie (D)
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Hawaii House of Representatives
2003 - 2010
Education
Bachelor'sColorado College (1992)
J.D.University of Hawaii (2000)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 1, 1970
Place of birthHonolulu, Hawaii
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Maile Shimabukuro is a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, representing District 21. She was first appointed to the chamber in December 2010. She was appointed by Governor Neil Abercrombie to replace Sen. Colleen Hanabusa.[1]

Shimabukuro is former member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing the 45th District from 2003-2010.

Biography

Shimabukur's professional experience includes working as a Supervising Attorney in the Waianae Branch of The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, a Law Clerk with the Hawaii State District Court for Honorable George Kimura, Legal Assistant to Alan B. Burdick, Attorney-at-Law, and Research Assistant at the University of Hawaii School of Law.

She is a member of the MAO Organic Farm Fundraising Committee, Wai'anae Elks Club, Wai'anae Lions Club, and Welfare and Employment Rights Coalition.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Judiciary and Labor, Vice Chair
Tourism and Hawaiian Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Hawaii State Senate 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. Incumbent Maile S.L. Shimabukuro will face Michael P. Kahikina in the Democratic primary, while Tercia L. Ku, Johnnie-Mae L. Perry and Randy Roman, Jr. will face off in the Republican primary. Ruth A. Brown is running as an Indpendent.[3]

2012

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2012

Shimabukuro won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii State Senate District 21. Shimabukuro ran unopposed in the August 11 Democratic primary and defeated Dickyj Johnson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Hawaii State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaile Shimabukuro Incumbent 76.7% 7,932
     Republican Dickyj Johnson 23.3% 2,405
Total Votes 10,337

2010

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Shimabukuro won re-election to the 45th District seat in 2010. Shimabukuro defeated Johnnie-Mae Perry in the September 18 primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Jadeen Meyers ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.[7]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 45 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Maile Shimabukuro (D) 2,660 57.2%
Jadeen Meyers (R) 1,912 41.1%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Shimabukuro won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 45th District, defeating Derek Gapol (R). Shimabukuro received 3,922 votes in the election while Gapol received 1,172 votes.[8] Shimabukuro raised $37,034 for her campaign; Gapol raised $6,942.[9]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 45
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Maile Shimabukuro (D) 3,922 72.9%
Derek Gapol (R) 1,172 21.8%
Blank 283 5.3%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shimabukuro is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Shimabukuro raised a total of $221,599 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[10]

Maile Shimabukuro's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State Senate, District 21 Won $56,635
2010 Hawaii State House, District 45 Won $28,113
2008 Hawaii State House, District 45 Won $37,034
2006 Hawaii State House, District 45 Won $22,083
2004 Hawaii State House, District 45 Won $36,037
2002 Hawaii State House, District 45 Won $41,697
Grand Total Raised $221,599

2012

Shimabukuro won election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $56,635.
Hawaii State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Maile Shimabukuro's campaign in 2012
Patsy T Mink PAC$4,000
Routh, Stephen D$4,000
Fennell, David & Catherine$4,000
Wong, Linda$2,500
Pickard, Joseph$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$56,635
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Shimabukuro won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $28,113.

2008

Shimabukuro won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $37,034.

2006

Shimabukuro won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $22,083.

2004

Shimabukuro won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $36,037.

2002

Shimabukuro won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Shimabukuro raised a total of $41,697.

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.[11] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Shimabukuro received a total score of 5%. Here are the scores Shimabukuro 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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Political offices
Preceded by
Colleen Hanabusa
Hawaii Senate District 21
December 2010-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Hawaii House District 45
2003–2010
Succeeded by
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