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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
  |Leadership = Speaker Emeritus, Hawaii State House of Representatives
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  |Leadership = Speaker of the House, Hawaii State House of Representatives
  |Years leadership = 2000-present
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  |Years leadership = 2013-present
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  |Profession = Realtor
 
  |Profession = Realtor
 
  |Religion = Catholic
 
  |Religion = Catholic
  |Office website = http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/members/house/memberpage.aspx?member=souki
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  |Office website =
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
  |Personal website = http://www.joesouki.org/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Souki''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Hawaii House of Representatives]], representing District 8 since 1982. He currently serves as [[State House Speaker Emeritus|Speaker Emeritus]]. Souki has been an Officer/Precinct Chair for the Democratic Party since 1966.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Souki''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Hawaii House of Representatives]], representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 1982. He currently serves as [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]], and he served as [[State House Speaker Emeritus|Speaker Emeritus]] in the 2011-2012 legislative session. Souki has been an Officer/Precinct Chair for the Democratic Party since 1966.
  
Souki is a Realtor for Joseph M. Souki Realty.  He previously was Executive Director of Maui Economic Opportunity, Incorporated from 1966-1982, and has worked for the Maui Electric Company, Biddle Trade Bureau, and Maui Soda and Ice Company.
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==Biography==
 
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Souki's professional experience includes working as a Realtor for Joseph M. Souki Realty, as Executive Director of Maui Economic Opportunity, Incorporated from 1966-1982, and working for the Maui Electric Company, Biddle Trade Bureau, and Maui Soda and Ice Company.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2598 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Souki]</ref>
He is a Trustee of Hale Makua, Director of Federal Land Bank, and Director of Cameron Center.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2598 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Souki]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Souki served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Souki served on these committees:
* [[Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Judiciary Committee]]
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|State = Hawaii
* [[Labor & Public Employment Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Labor & Public Employment Committee]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Public Safety & Military Affairs Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Public Safety & Military Affairs Committee]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Transportation Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Transportation Committee]], Chair
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Consumer Protection & Commerce
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Committee3 = Public Safety & Military Affairs
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 =
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|Committee6 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Souki served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Souki served on these committees:
* [[Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Judiciary Committee]]
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|State = Hawaii
* [[Labor & Public Employment Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Labor & Public Employment Committee]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Public Safety Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Public Safety Committee]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Transportation Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives|Transportation Committee]] (Chair)
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Consumer Protection & Commerce
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|Chair5 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Committee3 = Labor & Public Employment
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|Committee4 = Public Safety
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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|Committee6 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Souki
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|Full name = Joseph Souki
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|year = 1998
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|Editdate = 6/26/2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124 ''followthemoney.org'', "Souki, Joseph," Accessed June 26, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 42400
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2010 = 63195
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2008 = 55030
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2008|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2006 = 65044
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2006|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2004 = 48710
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2004|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2002 = 37735
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2002|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised2000 = 39844
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2000|Hawaii State House, District 8]]
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|totalraised1998 = 108565
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = Hawaii State House, District 8
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 42400
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|org1 = Hawaii State Teachers Association
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|org2 = Delima Sr, Gordon
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|org3 = Morris, George A (Red)
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|org4 = Radcliffe, John H
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|org5 = Hawaii Association of Realtors
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|orgamount1 = 2400
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 63195
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|org1 = Souki, Joseph M
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|org2 = Souki, Frances
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|org3 = Hawaii Operating Engineers
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|org4 = Radcliffe, John H
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|org5 = Hawaii Government Employees Association
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|orgamount1 = 2076
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
  
In 2010, Souki raised $63,195 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=HI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 55030
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|org1 = Street Bikers United Hawaii Inc Pac
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|org2 = Philip Morris
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|org3 = United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of The Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of The United States and Canada
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|org4 = University of Hawaii Professional Assembly
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|org5 = Reynolds American Inc
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
His four largest contributors were:
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 65044
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|org1 = University of Hawaii Professional Assembly
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|org2 = Pacific Rim Land
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|org3 = Morris, Gail A
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|org4 = Red Hill Cmte
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|org5 = Street Bikers United
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2004===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2004
| Souki, Joseph M
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|name = Souki
| Align="Right" | $2,076
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
| Radcliffe, John H
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
| Align="Right" | $2,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Hawaii Operating Engineers
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|total raised = 48710
| Align="Right" | $2,000
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|org1 = Pacific Rim Land
|-
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|org2 = Dowling Co
| Souki, Frances
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|org3 = Morris, George A (Red)
| Align="Right" | $2,000
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|org4 = Fain, Richard & Colleen
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|org5 = RJ Reynolds Tobacco
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 1750
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|orgamount3 = 1500
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1250
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|}}
  
===2008===
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===2002===
In 2008, Souki collected $55,030 in campaign contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111145 2008 contributions to Joseph Souki]</ref>  The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 37735
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|org1 = RJ Reynolds Tobacco
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|org2 = Hawaii Insurers Council
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|org3 = Maui County Democratic Party
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|org4 = Outrigger Enterprises
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|org5 = Miller Brewing Co
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|orgamount1 = 1500
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2000===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2000
| Street Bikers United Hawaii Inc. PAC
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|name = Souki
| align="right" | $2,000
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
| Philip Morris
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
| align="right" | $2,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Reynolds American
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|total raised = 39844
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org1 = Hawaii Insurers Council
|-
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|org2 = American Hawaii Cruises
| Plumbers and Pipefitters
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|org3 = UHPA PAC
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org4 = Matson Navigation Co Inc
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|org5 = Williamson, George A
| University of Hawaii Professional Assembly
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|orgamount1 = 2000
| align="right" | $2,000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
|}
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Souki
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|full Name = Joseph Souki
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=124
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|office= Hawaii House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 108565
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|org1 = Bank of Hawaii
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|org2 = Hawaii Association of Realtors
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|org3 = Kelley Living Trust, Richard R
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|org4 = Hawaii Laborers
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|org5 = Longshore & Warehouse LocaL 142
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Souki is a Trustee of Hale Makua, Director of Federal Land Bank, and Director of Cameron Center.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.joesouki.org/ Joseph Souki's personal website]
 
*[http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/members/house/memberpage.aspx?member=souki Hawaii House of Representatives - Rep. Joseph Souki]
 
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=2598 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=2598 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2598 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2598 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111145 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79973 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71759 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=14241 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12026 2000]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137945 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132214 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111145 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79973 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71759 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=14241 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12026 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27329 1998]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:29, 3 July 2013

Joseph Souki
Joseph Souki.jpg
Hawaii House of Representatives District 8
Incumbent
In office
1982-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 32
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker of the House, Hawaii State House of Representatives
2013-present
Speaker Emeritus, Hawaii State House of Representatives
2000-2012
Compensation
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWoodbury University, 1954
Personal
Birthday4/25/1933
Place of birthPuunene, HI
ProfessionRealtor
ReligionCatholic
CandidateVerification
Joseph Souki is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 1982. He currently serves as Speaker of the House, and he served as Speaker Emeritus in the 2011-2012 legislative session. Souki has been an Officer/Precinct Chair for the Democratic Party since 1966.

Biography

Souki's professional experience includes working as a Realtor for Joseph M. Souki Realty, as Executive Director of Maui Economic Opportunity, Incorporated from 1966-1982, and working for the Maui Electric Company, Biddle Trade Bureau, and Maui Soda and Ice Company.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012

Souki won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii House of Representatives District 8. He ran unopposed in the August 11 primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Souki successfully won re-election in 2010. He defeated Thomas Cerizo, Justin Hughey, and Tasha Kama in the primary on September 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Dean Schmucker ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.[3]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 8 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Souki (D) 5,686 71.8%
Dean Schmucker (R) 1,694 21.4%

2008

In 2008, Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 8th District. Souki ran unopposed in the general election. He raised $55,030 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Souki is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Souki raised a total of $460,523 during that time period. This information was last updated on 6/26/2013.[5]

Joseph Souki's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $42,400
2010 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $63,195
2008 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $55,030
2006 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $65,044
2004 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $48,710
2002 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $37,735
2000 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $39,844
1998 Hawaii State House, District 8 Won $108,565
Grand Total Raised $460,523

2012

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $42,400.
Hawaii House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Souki's campaign in 2012
Hawaii State Teachers Association$2,400
Delima Sr, Gordon$2,000
Morris, George A (Red)$2,000
Radcliffe, John H$2,000
Hawaii Association of Realtors$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$42,400
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $63,195.

2008

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $55,030.

2006

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $65,044.

2004

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $48,710.

2002

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $37,735.

2000

Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $39,844.

1998

Souki won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Souki raised a total of $108,565.

Personal

Souki is a Trustee of Hale Makua, Director of Federal Land Bank, and Director of Cameron Center.

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