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Donna Kim
Donna Kim.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Hawaii District 1
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Hawaii State Senate District 14
In office
2000 - Present
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President of the Senate
2013-present
Vice President of the Senate
2011-2013
Compensation
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Honolulu City Council
1985 - 2000
Hawaii House of Representatives
1982 - 1985
Education
High schoolFarrington High School
Bachelor'sWashington State University (1974)
Personal
Place of birthHonolulu, Hawaii
Websites
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Donna Kim is a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, representing District 14. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000. She has served as President of the Senate since 2013. She previously served as Vice President of the Senate from 2011 to 2013.

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Kim served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1982 to 1985. She then served on the Honolulu City Council from 1985 to 2000.

Biography

Kim earned her B.A. from Washington State University in 1974. Her professional experience includes working as a Small Business Executive Director, Recreation Director, Trained Facilitator for the Pacific Institute, Public Relations Director for KUMU Radio, Hotel Catering Sales Representative, Radio Talk Show Co-Host for Equaltime KHNR Radio, Communications Sales Representative, Board of Directors for the Bank of America Hawaii, and Fellowship for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Tourism Chair
  • Joint Legislative Investigating Committee to Oversee the Investigation of the Department of Budget and Finance’s Handling of the State’s Investment in Student Loan Auction Rate Securities
  • Ways and Means

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Hawaii's 1st congressional district elections, 2014

Kim is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House, representing Hawaii's 1st District.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name cannot be a simple integer. Use a descriptive title Kim is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2012

Kim won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii State Senate District 14. Kim ran unopposed in the August 11 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2010

Kim ran for re-election to the 14th District Seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the September 18 primary. Kim defeated Peter Dudek (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Hawaii State Senate, District 14
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Donna Kim (D) 8,481 76.5%
Peter Dudek (R) 1,852 16.7%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Kim won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate from Hawaii's 14th Senate District. Kim ran unopposed in the general election. She raised $57,527 for her campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kim is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Kim raised a total of $325,637 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[5]

Donna Kim's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Won $92,527
2010 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Won $103,762
2008 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Not up for election $35,886
2006 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Won $57,527
2004 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Not up for election $12,258
2002 Hawaii State Senate, District 14 Won $7,294
2000 Hawaii State Senate, District 15 Won $16,383
1998 Local Council, District 7 Honolulu Won $0
Grand Total Raised $325,637

2012

Kim won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $92,527.

2010

Kim won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $103,762.

2008

Kim was not up for election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $35,886.

2006

Kim won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $57,527.

2004

Kim was not up for election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $12,258.

2002

Kim won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $7,294.

2000

Kim won election to the Hawaii State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Kim raised a total of $16,383.

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

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

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