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Hawaii Election Results -- Final Read
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 5078 Views :: Office of Elections

General Election November 3, 2020

From Office of Elections, November 3, 2020

(According to Office of Elections spokesperson Nadielyn Bueno, no first read report was released.)

PDF: Second Read 10:54pm Nov 3, 2020

PDF: Third Read 1:13am Nov 4, 2020

PDF: Fourth Read 7:27am Nov 4, 2020  

PDF: Final Read Nov 19, 2020 

(Nov 23 is the deadline to consider election objections.) 

2nd Read -- Total turnout   546,754 -- 65.7%

3rd Read -- Total turnout   557,186 -- 66.9%

4th Read -- Total turnout   579,165 -- 69.6%

FINAL Read -- Total turnout   579,784 -- 69.6%


Biden 63.2%  -- Trump 33.9%

CD1  Case 65.9%  Curtis 23.9%

CD2  Kahele 59% – Akana 27.5%

Legislative Races: Every Republican Incumbent is Reelected – but no Republican challengers beat any Democrats


D vs R

D9  Chang 58.9% – Slom 36.1%

D16  Misalucha 49.5% – Kitashima 42.4%

D21 Cabanilla 42.4% – Fevella 54.3%


D vs R

HD17 Kogachi 33.4% -- Ward 61%

HD36 LaChica 46.8% – Okimoto 49.2%

HD40 Martinez 42  – McDermott 54

HD45 Chapman 33.3% – Cheape-Matsumoto 62.6% 

HD50 Branco 57.7% -- Souza 35.4%  (GOP loses Rep Cynthia Thielen's former seat)

Mayor, County of Hawaii

  • ROTH, Mitch 48,895 57.4%
  • MARZO, Ikaika 34,142 40.1%

Honolulu Mayor

  • BLANGIARDI, Rick 210,775 57.9%
  • AMEMIYA, Keith 143,246 39.3%

Honolulu Prosecutor

  • ALM, Steve 190,933 52.4%
  • KAU, Megan 148,883 40.9%

Honolulu Council Runoffs:

CD1 – Tupola won primary outright

CD3 –

  • KIAAINA, Esther 26,806 53.9%
  • THIELEN, Greg 18,455 37.1%

CD5 – Say won primary outright

CD7 –

  • CORDERO, Radiant 12,161 48.7%
  • AKI, Jacob 10,778 43.2%

CD9 –

  • TULBA, Augusto E. (AugieT) 18,997 48.1%
  • ESPERO, Will 18,527 46.9%

‚ÄčNOTE: HSTA endorsed Hanabusa, Say, and Espero because the counties blocked HSTA's 2018 grab for property tax money.  This is the first time HSTA has made endorsements in County races.  OHA operatives Kiaaina  and Aki are running to upzone OHA’s Kakaako Makai holdings.

OHA Trustees

Hawaii Resident Trustee

  • LINDSEY, Keola 218,858 40.0%
  • MANGAUIL, Lanakila 139,488 25.5%
  • Blank Votes: 188,253 34.4%

Molokai Resident Trustee

  • ALAPA, Luana 186,141 34.0%
  • MACHADO, Colette (Piipii) 150,368 27.5%
  • Blank Votes: 210,094 38.4%

At-Large Trustee  (Final read numbers)

  • AKINA, Keli'i 197,829 34.1% 
  • SOUZA, Keoni 196,206 33.8% 
  • Blank Votes: 185,571  32.0%
  • Over Votes: 178 0.0%   

1,623 vote margin / 394,035 valid votes cast = 0.41% margin

(Per Office of Elections: Margins of 0.25% or less -- not counting blank votes and overvotes -- trigger an automatic recount.)


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