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|U.S. Senate, Hawaii|
|Hawaii House of Representatives|
|1994 - 2002|
|High school||Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy (1970)|
|Bachelor's||Williams College (1975)|
|J.D.||University of California/Hastings College of Law (1981)|
- 1981: University of California/Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, J.D.
- 1975: Williams College, BA
- 1970: Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy, Kamuela
- 1983 - 2002: Partner at Carlsmith Ball in Honolulu, Hawaii
- 1994 - 2002: Member of Hawaii House of Representatives
- 2002 - 2007: Member of U.S. House for Hawaii
In December 2012, Case applied for appointment to Daniel Inouye's U.S. Senate seat following the Senator's death on December 17, 2012. On December 26, 2012, Governor Neil Abercrombie (D) named his Lieutenant Governor, Brian E. Schatz, to fill the vacancy. Although he was not appointed, Case could still potentially run for election to the remainder of the term in 2014.
Case ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Hawaii. He was seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. Case ran against Michael Gillespie , Antonio Gimbernat, Mazie Hirono, Arturo Reyes, and Steve Tataii in the Democratic primary. Case was defeated by Mazie Hirono in the Democratic primary on August 11, 2012. Candidates John Carroll, Charles Collins, John Roco, Linda Lingle, and Eddie Pirkowski ran in the Republican primary. The primary election took place on August 11, 2012.
|Mazie Hirono v. Ed Case|
|Poll||Mazie Hirono||Ed Case||Don't Know||Margin of Error||Sample Size|
|The Benenson Strategy Group |
(June 19-21 2012)
|Civil Beat Surveys |
(July 31 - August 2, 2012)
|Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to|
Case is married to his wife Audrey. Together they have four children, each with two from their previous marriages.
- AP Results "Hawaii Senate Primary Election Results" Accessed August 12, 2012
- Ed Case for Hawaii Facebook Page "Info" Accessed July 5, 2012
- Washington Post "Gov. Abercrombie to appoint Inouye’s replacement," December 17, 2012
- The Washington Post, "Hawaii governor picks Brian Schatz for Inouye’s seat," December 26, 2012
- Roll Call "Ed Case to Mount Hawaii Senate Campaign," April 10, 2011
- Ed Case for Senate "About" Accessed July 5, 2012