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It's Schatz

The U.S. senator increases his lead against Colleen Hanabusa after votes from Puna and Maui are tallied

By Derrick DePledge and B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 16, 2014

~~<p>PAHOA, Hawaii &raquo; U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz held off U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in a turbulent Democratic primary for Senate that concluded Friday after the storm-battered voters of Puna finally had their say.</p>
<p>Schatz claimed a 48.5 percent to 47.8 percent victory over Hanabusa. The senator expanded his narrow lead over the congresswoman after the two Puna precincts that cast ballots in an extraordinary makeup vote on Friday at Keonepoko Elementary School and previously undiscovered ballots on Maui were counted.</p>
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PAHOA, Hawaii » U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz held off U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in a turbulent Democratic primary for Senate that concluded Friday after the storm-battered voters of Puna finally had their say.

Schatz claimed a 48.5 percent to 47.8 percent victory over Hanabusa. The senator expanded his narrow lead over the congresswoman after the two Puna precincts that cast ballots in an extraordinary makeup vote on Friday at Keonepoko Elementary School and previously undiscovered ballots on Maui were counted. Login for more...



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