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Lessons of past losses could help Hannemann

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 23, 2014

~~<p>After two decades of running and losing in primary elections, it is easy to see why former Mayor Mufi Hannemann wants to stay clear of those early races.</p>
<p>By forming an independent political party, Hannemann takes himself out of the Democratic primary. If his party qualifies and Hannemann finds a candidate to run as his lieutenant governor candidate then, the former Democratic mayor advances to the November general election.</p>
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After two decades of running and losing in primary elections, it is easy to see why former Mayor Mufi Hannemann wants to stay clear of those early races.

By forming an independent political party, Hannemann takes himself out of the Democratic primary. If his party qualifies and Hannemann finds a candidate to run as his lieutenant governor candidate then, the former Democratic mayor advances to the November general election. Login for more...



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