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Nakashima has served as President of the Hawaii JCI Senate and Oldtimers of the Hamakua Lions Club, Hilo Jaycees, National Vice President of the United States Junior Chamber, State President for the Hawaii Jaycees, and Chapter President of the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees, 1997-1998.
 
Nakashima has served as President of the Hawaii JCI Senate and Oldtimers of the Hamakua Lions Club, Hilo Jaycees, National Vice President of the United States Junior Chamber, State President for the Hawaii Jaycees, and Chapter President of the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees, 1997-1998.

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Mark Nakashima
Mark Nakashima.jpg
Hawaii House of Representatives District 1
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$46,272/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Hawaii-Manoa, 1988
Ph.D.University of Hawaii-Manoa, 1989
Personal
BirthdayMarch 27, 1963
Place of birthHilo, HI
ReligionBuddhist
CandidateVerification
Mark Nakashima is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Nakashima's professional experience includes working as a UniServ Director in Hilo for the Hawaii State Teachers Association from 2005-2008, and in West Hawaii from 1998-2005, as well as a Governance Specialist for the Hawaii State Teachers Association from 1995-1998, and Legislative Specialist from 1993-1994.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Higher Education
Labor & Public Employment, Chair
Public Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nakashima won re-election in the 2012 election for Hawaii House of Representatives District 1. He defeated Noralyn Bolosan Pajimola in the August 11 primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Nakashima Incumbent 73.9% 4,834
Noralyn Bolosan Pajimola 26.1% 1,709
Total Votes 6,543

2010

See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nakashima had no primary opposition in the Democratic primary election on September 18, 2010. Nakashima won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives District 1, defeating Eric D'Almeida (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Mark Nakashima (D) 5,116 71.1%
Eric D'Almeida (R) 1,519 21.1%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Nakashima won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 1st District, defeating Steven Offenbaker (R). Nakashima received 5,801 votes in the election while Offenbaker received 2,360 votes.[4] Nakashima raised $37,441 for his campaign; Offenbaker raised $8,116.[5]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 1
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Mark Nakashima (D) 5,801 64.3%
Steven Offenbaker (R) 2,360 26.2%
Blank 853 9.5%
Over 3 0.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nakashima is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Nakashima raised a total of $107,541 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[6]

Mark Nakashima's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Hawaii State House, District 1 Won $34,295
2010 Hawaii State House, District 1 Won $35,805
2008 Hawaii State House, District 1 Won $37,441
Grand Total Raised $107,541

2012

Nakashima won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Nakashima raised a total of $34,295.

2010

Nakashima won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Nakashima raised a total of $35,805.

2008

Nakashima won election to the Hawaii House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Nakashima raised a total of $37,441.

Scorecards

Hawaii Grassroot Institute

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.[7] The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Nakashima received a total score of 2%. Here are the scores Nakashima received based on specific categories.

2010 Hawaii House Legislative Scorecard
Taxes Business climate Spending Individual liberty Raids Scope of government
0% 0% 0% 33% 0% 0%

Personal

Nakashima has served as President of the Hawaii JCI Senate and Oldtimers of the Hamakua Lions Club, Hilo Jaycees, National Vice President of the United States Junior Chamber, State President for the Hawaii Jaycees, and Chapter President of the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees, 1997-1998.

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