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Ige triumphs

Abercrombie becomes the first incumbent to lose a gubernatorial primary in Hawaii

By Derrick DePledge & B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 12:07 p.m. HST, Aug 10, 2014

~~<p>In a historic upset, state Sen. David Ige, who was unknown to many voters six months ago, ousted Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Saturday in the Democratic primary.</p>
<p>Ige, chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, drubbed Abercrombie 67 percent to 32 percent, an unprecedented repudiation of an incumbent governor in Hawaii.</p>
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In a historic upset, state Sen. David Ige, who was unknown to many voters six months ago, ousted Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Saturday in the Democratic primary.

Ige, chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, drubbed Abercrombie 67 percent to 32 percent, an unprecedented repudiation of an incumbent governor in Hawaii. Login for more...



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