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Request for ballot pictures deleted

An email from Donna Mercado Kim's office is voter intimidation, one group alleges

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2014

~~<p>The congressional campaign for state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim will no longer send emails or have a picture on its Facebook page asking voters to send in pictures of their absentee ballots filled out for their candidate after criticism was raised by the League of Women Voters of Hawaii.</p>
<p>State Rep. Mark Takai had a similar posting on his Facebook page Thursday, but the League of Women Voters did not make note of it. The group singled out Kim's camp in a news release because of the mass email sent to supporters.</p>
~~

The congressional campaign for state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim will no longer send emails or have a picture on its Facebook page asking voters to send in pictures of their absentee ballots filled out for their candidate after criticism was raised by the League of Women Voters of Hawaii.

State Rep. Mark Takai had a similar posting on his Facebook page Thursday, but the League of Women Voters did not make note of it. The group singled out Kim's camp in a news release because of the mass email sent to supporters. Login for more...



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