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Hawaii Primary Election Results 2022
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 5661 Views :: Office of Elections

Primary Election August 13, 2022

From Office of Elections, August 13, 2022

PDF: First Read 7:03pm Aug 13, 2022  (TOTAL TURNOUT 276,591 32.4%)

PDF: Second Read 10:26pm Aug 13, 2022  (TOTAL TURNOUT 286,162 33.5%) 

PDF: Third Read 12:56pm Aug 14, 2022 (TOTAL TURNOUT 336,505 39.4%)

PDF: Fourth Read 6:34pm Aug 14, 2022  (TOTAL TURNOUT 338,477 39.6%)

PDF: Fifth Read 2:21pm Aug 25, 2022  (TOTAL TURNOUT 340,159 39.8%)

This implies the anti-Trump wave election of 2020 was a one-off which has not brought many new voters to the ballot box.

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INTERESTING RESULTS--Crime Families, Drunks, Anti-Vaxxers, and a Putin Dupe:

Hawaii Governor (Democrat) -- Green 61.7% vs Cayetano 20.6% vs Kahele 13.1%  (Carpenters Union controls Josh Green)

Hawaii Lt Governor (Democrat) -- Amemiya 21.7% vs Anderson 25.3% vs Luke 35.0% vs Menor-McNamara 9.8%  (Carpenters Union wanted Anderson, failed.)

Hawaii Governor (Republican) -- Aiona 50.1% vs Penn 20.0% vs Tsuneyoshi 8.8%

Hawaii Lt Governor (Republican) -- Burns 28.5% vs Kim 9.8% vs Tupai 44.0%

Congressional Dist 2 (Democrat) -- Branco 21.0% vs Tokuda 49.9%

Maui Mayor: Bissen 35.8% vs King 13.9% vs Victorino 33.3%  (Victorino vs Bissen in runoff)

Kauai Council: Cowden (Putin dupe) 7th place by 15 votes -- will be in runoff for 7 seats (4th read)  (UPDATE: Kauai Council Recount Results.)

Honolulu Council Dist 2: Achiu 14.1% vs Funaki 5.4% vs Rothman 22.0% (crime) vs Tsuneyoshi 17.1% (crime) vs Weyer 26.3% (HSTA) -- Runoff Projection: Rothman gets crime vote 39.1% -- Weyer gets non-crime vote 45.8%

OHA at Large -- Sam King 6th place in Nov runoff for 3 seats

NOTE: A bad night for antivaxxers, as noted below.  


SD1 Acasio 27.2% (little Miss Impeachment) vs Inouye 53.4%

SD7 DeCoite 55.1% vs Ritte 30.6% (grifter)


HD3 Todd 56.4% vs Matson 33.2% (antivaxxer) 

HD11 (Republican) Halperin 39.4% 657 votes (loon) vs Cantere 40.6% 678 votes (4th read--will be automatic recount) (UPDATE: Recount Result Cantere still wins.)

HD14 Balinbin 32.4% vs Cochran 42.4% (armed robber--should be a perfect fit in Legislature) 

HD22 Garrett 51.9% vs Kobayashi 39.2% (antivaxxer)

HD25 Iwamoto 45.0% (transsexual) vs Saiki 47.6% (speaker) (3rd read)

HD36 Lamosao 66.0% (Cullen connected) vs Morita 23.0%

HD39 Cullen 28.7% (bribery) vs Rosenlee 41.6% (HSTA) vs Wilson 16.1%

HD41 Republican -- Alcos 59.7% vs Wade 23.7%

HD41 Democrat -- LoPresti 61.8% (2x drunk driver) vs Blank Ballot 36.6%

NOTE: In 2020 Alcos lost to LoPresti by only 203 votes

HD42 Goeas 24.7% vs Har 37.3% (drunk) vs Paris 28.1%

Election News: 

SA: No new winners after final Hawaii primary election tally

5 incumbent state lawmakers on path to lose seats, but Hawaii House Speaker Scott Saiki holding on

All Honolulu City Council races appear headed for November run-off election

6 incumbents win outright for Hawaii County Council

Democrat Sylvia Luke triumphs, Seaula Tupai grabs GOP spot in race for lieutenant governor

ELECTION BLOG: Steady stream of last-minute voters at Honolulu Hale; only Wailuku reporting long line

Stream of last-minute Hawaii voters turn up in person

Some candidates worry negative ads, scandals are discouraging voter turnout

Race results for Maui and Kauai’s next county mayors

Mail-in voting popular but many still prefer voting in person

Several races called after first round of results released in 2022 Hawaii Primary Election

Honolulu City Council: Menor And Okimoto Are In A Tight Race For District 8

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker In Close Race For Seat

Maui County: Voters Narrow Down Crowded Field For Mayor, Council 

It's Bissen v. Victorino for the general election

Kama, Nobriga nearly deadlocked as they head to general election

U’u-Hodgins, Cook are top vote-getters for open council seats

Kauai County: Voters Favor Incumbents In Mayor, Council Races 

Kawakami posts commanding lead Kaua‘i Mayoral primary

Hawaii County Council: Big Island Voters Choose New Faces

Cindy Evans tallies more than 50% to win term on Hawaii County Council

Kalei Akaka wins Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Oahu seat; 6 others advance in at-large race

Hawaii voters mostly stick with experience over talk 

Just how many campaign mailers did you receive during Hawaii's primary election?


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