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Hawaii Progressives target Gabbard, express “enthusiasm” for molester’s buddy Rep. Joe Bertram
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From Progressive Democrats of Hawaii and Americans for Democratic Action Hawaii

The Progressive PAC, made up of members of Progressive Democrats of Hawaii and Americans for Democratic Action Hawaii, recently released its list of endorsements for this election year. Of all the PAC's endorsements, there are a handful of candidates that will receive financial assistance from the PAC.

After much examination of candidates' position on civil unions, emergency contraception in the emergency room, job security, progressive taxation, renewable energy, education, we have targeted our support for the following candidates who are in key races.

  • Neil Abercrombie for Governor
  • Gary Hooser for Lt. Governor
  • Michael Golojuch for 19th State Senate District (Oust Gabbard!) 
  • Representative Blake Oshiro in House District 33
  • Linda Ichiyama for House District 31
  • Jason Bradshaw for House District 43 (Oust K Pine!)
  • Cynthia Rezentes for House District 44

The Progressive PAC, to fund its donations to candidates, will be holding a fundraiser on …(deleted).

Here also, is the list of candidates in other races who the PAC has endorsed:

  • Senate District 8 – Larry Price endorsed with enthusiasm
  • Senate District 9 – Les Ihara endorsed with enthusiasm
  • Senate District 11 – Carol Fukunaga endorsed
  • Senate District 13 – Suzanne Chun-Oakland endorsed with enthusiasm
  • Senate District 19 – Michael Golojuch endorsed with enthusiasm
  • Senate District 24 – Jill Tokuda endorsed
  • House District 1 – Mark Nakashima endorsed
  • House District 4 – Fay Hanohano endorsed
  • House District 9 – Gil Keith-Agaran endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 11 – Joe Bertram endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 18 – Mark Hashem & T.J. Lane endorsed (dual endorsement)
  • House District 20 – Dwight Synan endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 23 – Tom Brower endorsed
  • House District 27 – Lynn Vasquez endorsed
  • House District 28 – Karl Rhoads endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 36 – Roy Takumi endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 38 – Marilyn Lee endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 39 – Marcus Oshiro endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 40 – Michael Doyle endorsed with enthusiasm
  • House District 45 – Maile Shimabukuro endorsed
  • House District 51 – Chris Lee endorsed with enthusiasm

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