United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii, 2008


United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii, 2008

The 2008 congressional elections in Hawaii will be held on November 4, 2008 to determine who will represent the state of Hawai'i in the United States House of Representatives. Hawaii has two seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms; whoever is elected will serve in the 111th Congress from January 4, 2009 until January 3, 2011. The election coincides with the 2008 U.S. presidential election.

The statewide Primary election will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2008. [ [http://hawaii.gov/elections/calendar/ Hawaii Office of Elections] ]

District breakdown

District 1

This district has been represented by Democrat Neil Abercrombie ( [http://neilabercrombie.ning.com/ campaign website] ) since 1991. He is running against Republican Charles Djou ( [http://www.djou.com/ campaign website] ). CQ Politics forecasts the race as 'Safe Democrat'.
* [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=district-HI-01 Race ranking and details] from CQ Politics
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=HI01&cycle=2008 Campaign contributions] from OpenSecrets.org

District 2

This district has been represented by Democrat Mazie Hirono ( [http://mazieforcongress.com/ campaign website] ) since 2007. CQ Politics forecasts the race as 'Safe Democrat'.
* [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=district-HI-02 Race ranking and details] from CQ Politics
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=HI02&cycle=2008 Campaign contributions] from OpenSecrets.org

References

External links

* [http://hawaii.gov/elections Hawaii Office of Elections]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/election_congress_state.php?state_id=HI&go33.x=8&go33.y=10 U.S. Congress candidates for Hawaii] at Project Vote Smart
* [http://www.2008racetracker.com/page/Hawaii Hawaii U.S. House Races] from "2008 Race Tracker"
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/election.php?state=HI Campaign contributions for Hawaii congressional races] from OpenSecrets.org

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