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Lively races for urban House seats


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 24, 2012

~~<p>Oahu voters have 24 House districts this election in which their votes will make a difference. There are 35 House districts on the island overall, but the winners in 11 of them were determined in the primary.</p>
<p>The races we focus on today comprise eight of the House districts still contested (the others will be covered in the next two days). They include some of Oahu's wealthiest neighborhoods and some of its poorest, some of its most stately neighborhoods and some of its most ramshackle retail and industrial areas, as well as the bustling center of the state's tourism industry, Waikiki, and its financial center, downtown Honolulu. Legislators from these districts often have a big say in Oahu and state policies.</p>
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Oahu voters have 24 House districts this election in which their votes will make a difference. There are 35 House districts on the island overall, but the winners in 11 of them were determined in the primary.

The races we focus on today comprise eight of the House districts still contested (the others will be covered in the next two days). They include some of Oahu's wealthiest neighborhoods and some of its poorest, some of its most stately neighborhoods and some of its most ramshackle retail and industrial areas, as well as the bustling center of the state's tourism industry, Waikiki, and its financial center, downtown Honolulu. Legislators from these districts often have a big say in Oahu and state policies. Login for more...



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