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Open seats offer chance for change


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 24, 2014

~~<p>ll 51 state House seats will be up for grabs this year, but only 19 races include primary challenges. That's a shame. State representatives wield huge influence over life in Hawaii, and the electorate would benefit from more vigorous competition.</p>
<p>Still, 10 of the 34 Oahu races do have more than one candidate seeking the nod from his or her party. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser focuses its House primary endorsements on those contested races: up through District 40 today, with the remainder of House contests on Friday.</p>
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ll 51 state House seats will be up for grabs this year, but only 19 races include primary challenges. That's a shame. State representatives wield huge influence over life in Hawaii, and the electorate would benefit from more vigorous competition.

Still, 10 of the 34 Oahu races do have more than one candidate seeking the nod from his or her party. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser focuses its House primary endorsements on those contested races: up through District 40 today, with the remainder of House contests on Friday. Login for more...



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