The Hawaii primary elections are around the corner, and it is the only state that will hold its election all over the state on August 13, Saturday. This year it’s on August 13. Hawaii enforced a mail-in ballot system all over the state two years back, which helped in contribute to substantial voter numbers. Experts speculated that voting by mail would also turn in a healthy number of voters this year. Voters can vote themselves if they want to. Here we present a list of Hawaii Primary Election Candidates for your perusal.
There will be many voter service centers and places of deposit all over the state to stipulate easy-going in-person ballots, voter registration on the same day, and collection of voted votes. The poll service will be open 10 days before the primary election till 7 p.m. on the day of the election. There will be a time frame within which the election decision must present all completed votes for counting at all costs.
At the federal level, both seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and one of the state’s two U.S. Senate seats are up this year for the upcoming election. On the other side, at the state level, there is heavy competition in the race for governor and lieutenant governor. The seat of every legislature is up, too.
Due to recruitment, there are 51 in the state House of Representatives and 25 state Senate seats. Elections for the Hawaii Legislature, the governor, lieutenant governor, and Congress are partisan races. There are six well-known official parties in Hawaii as Democratic Party of Hawaii, the Green Party of Hawaii, the Constitution Party of Hawaii, the Aloha Aina Party, the Libertarian Party of Hawaii, and the Hawaii Republican Party.
Voters can only vote for one party. Candidates in Hawaii can run for the race without being a part of any political party if they choose not to join any of the parties. But the success of chance for these candidates rarely progresses past the primary election because state laws require them to get at least 10% of the total votes or the same number of votes as the candidate from any party got.
Hawaii Primary Election Governor Candidates 2022
Candidates who are running for the Hawaii Primary Elections are as follows:
- Democratic Party: Brain Schatz, Steve Tataii, Sergio Alcubilla, Ed case, Patrick Branco, Nicole Gi, and Jill Tokuda are some of the candidates from the Democratic Party.
- Republican Party: Steve Bond, Timothy Dalhouse, Asia Lavonne, Bob McDermott, and Conrad Kress are some of the candidates from the Republican Party.
Hawaii Primary Election Candidates for a gubernatorial run
- Timothy Dalhouse
“We must elect citizens to office who have more experience than just being a government officeholder,” says Dalhouse. Timothy Dalhouse is a member of the Republican party and is running for the race to represent Hawaii in the U.S. Senate. He is a Republican Party candidate for the Primary election on August 13, 2022. Timothy was born in Falls Church, Virginia.
From 1985 to 2009, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1991 he got an associate degree from the State Technical Institute at Memphis, a bachelor’s degree in 2004 from Southern Illinois University, and in the year 2007, a graduate degree from Trident University International. Timothy is the founder of PM-ProLearn and has worked as a project manager and its CEO. He worked as an avionics chief, recruiter, instructor, and human resources manager for the Marine Corps.
- Asia Lavonne
“I plan to petition federal funding to create a new world-class rehabilitation facility that truly focuses on the mind, body, and soul deliverance from addiction and suicidal ideations,” says Lavonne.
Asia Lavonne is a member of the Republican party and running for election to the U.S. Senate to represent Hawaii. She is a candidate for the Republican primary. Asia Lavonne currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii. She has worked as a televangelist and is the founder of the Global Federation of Apostles & Gatekeepers.
- Bob McDermott
“I was the first elected official to call for closure and decommissioning of Red Hill. I led the way, nice for the congressional delegation to follow, albeit belatedly,” says Mcdermott. Robert Charles McDermott, an American politician and a member of the Republican party, was born on August 5, 1963. He has been a representative of the Hawaii House of Representatives since November 6, 2012, representing District 40.
From 1996 to 2002, he served extensively in the Hawaii House of Representatives. After that, he resigned to make an unsuccessful bid to represent Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. In 2018, he declared his candidacy for Governor of Hawaii but later decided not to run for his candidacy in August 2017.
- Patrick Largey
“If elected, I would sign off on impeachment to start the damage reversal of the Biden-Harris administration,” says Largey.
Patrick Largey is a member of the Republican Party and running for election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District. He is a Republic for the Republican Primary on August 13, 2022.
- Joe Akana
“If you cannot afford to put gas in your car to go to work or pay for groceries to feed your family, it doesn’t matter one lick whether a person is Democrat or Republican,” says Akana. Joseph Akana is from the Republican Party and is running for the election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District. He will be up for the election in the Republican primary on August 13, 2022. Joseph was born at Edwards AFB, California. From 1984 to 1994, he served in the U.S. Air Force.
He earned a high school degree from the Kamehameha Schools and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bellevue in 1990. In 2005, he graduated from Hawaii Pacific University and the National Intelligence University. He has worked as a project manager, intelligence officer, readiness manager, business owner, real estate capitalist, businessman, and military-intelligence annotator.
- Paul Morgan
“For years, the government and their departments have been littered with corruption and inefficient systems and processes,” says Morgan. Paul Morgan is a member of the Republican Party and is running for election for Governor of Hawaii on August 13, 2022. Currently, he lives in Kailua- Kona, Hawaii.
He completed his graduation from South Panola High School in 1994. In 1998, he earned a B.S. degree in human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University. He has worked as the president, the CEO, and a business advisor with Paul Morgan Consulting Inc.
Hawaii Primary Election Democratic Candidates for a gubernatorial run
- Brain Schatz
“We’ve got to strengthen and protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, and I will continue to fight to protect these programs,” says Emanuel. Brain Emanuel Schatz is an American educator and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Hawaii since 2012. Governor Neil Abercrombie appointed brain to take over Senator Daniel Inouye after Inouye’s death. From 1998 to 2006, Brain represented the 25th legislative district in the Hawaii House Of Representatives.
He served as the Democratic Party of Hawaii’s chairman from 2008 to 2010. He also served as the organization’s chief executive officer until he resigned to run as Abercrombie’s running mate for lieutenant governor of Hawaii in the general election of 2010. Brain Schatz was the 112th Congress’s youngest U.S. senator. He won a special election held in 2014 to complete the remainder of Inouye’s Senate duration.
- Steve Tataii
“We can’t take hatred out of hearts, but we can do more to keep deadly weapons out of hateful hands,” says Tataii. Steve Tataii is a member of the Democratic Party and is currently running for election to the U.S. Senate to represent Hawaii.
He is a candidate for the Democratic primary on August 13, 2022. Steve Tataii currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii. He has worked as an independent conflict resolution advisor, a vocational specialist consultant with Waiawa Correctional, and a language professor.
- Sergio Alcubilla
“This is an opportunity to balance our relationship and ensure that Hawaii is treated with dignity and respect and as more than the military’s gas station in the Pacific,” says Alcubilla. Sergio Alcubilla is a member of the Democratic Party and is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District. Sergio also ran for Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii. He was born in Iloilo City in the Philippines.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the year 2001 from the University of Florida and earned a graduate degree from the Unification Theological Seminary in 2009, and a law degree from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law in 2013. Sergio has served as an attorney, and along with that, he holds membership with the Hawaii Workers Center, the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission, the Hawaii Filipino Lawyers Association, and the Filipino Young Leaders Program
- Brendan Schultz
“The solution to our health dystopia is to adopt a public health care system similar to every other country in the developed world,” says Schultz. Brendan Schultz is a member of the Democratic Party and is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District.
Brendan was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from Pitzer college with a bachelor’s degree in 2009. Brenden has worked as the executive director of United by Love.
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