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Not all candidates worthy, but all of them courageous

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2012

~~<p>As election day creeps closer, news media units like this one perform their civic duty, providing voters with information about who is running for what office and why.</p>
<p>The ratio of candidates to live journalists each unit employs limits comprehensive coverage to the major races with the most interest in a particular area. For this reason, the contests for Hono-lulu mayor and City Council get the most attention along with federal posts, such as the U.S. House and Senate.</p>
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As election day creeps closer, news media units like this one perform their civic duty, providing voters with information about who is running for what office and why.

The ratio of candidates to live journalists each unit employs limits comprehensive coverage to the major races with the most interest in a particular area. For this reason, the contests for Hono-lulu mayor and City Council get the most attention along with federal posts, such as the U.S. House and Senate. Login for more...



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