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Isle voters return Green, Solomon to Senate; Hirono to D.C.

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor

Six state legislative seats were on the line Tuesday, including three in the House and three in the Senate.

Four incumbents were returned to their offices and two slots feature new lawmakers.

State House

District 3
Richard Onishi 4,937 54.8%
Marlene Hapai 2,831 31.5%
Frederick Fogel 860 9.6%
Blank Votes 363

District 5
Denny Coffman 5,460 63.2%
Dave Bateman 2,631 30.4%
Blank Votes 544

District 6
Nicole Lowen 5,336 64.0%
Roy Ebert 2,487 29.8%
Blank Votes 519

State Senate

District 2
Russell Ruderman 10,487 71.5%
Daryl Lee Smith 3,152 21.5%
Blank Votes 1,008

District 3
Josh Green 11,347 74.4%
Jeff LaFrance 3,192 20.9%
Blank Votes 718

District 4
Malama Solomon 9,825 60.9%
Kelly Greenwell 4,929 30.6%
Blank Votes 1,366

U.S. Senate

Mazie Hirono – Statewide: 269,289 61.6% Hawaii County: 43,373 68.0%
Linda Lingle – Statewide: 160,937 36.8% Hawaii County: 19,482 30.5%
Blank Votes – Statewide: 6,593 Hawai County: 922

U.S. House

Tulsi Gabbard – Statewide 168,466 76.8% Hawaii County: 49,983 78.4%
Kawika Crowley – Statewide 40,697 18.6% Hawaii County: 11,152 17.5%
Blank Votes – Statewide: 6,173 Hawaii County: 2,618

OHA Trustee – Hawaii Island

Robert Lindsey 27,044 42.4%
William Meyers 8,860 13.9%
Edwin Miranda 6,298 9.9%
Blank Votes 21,568

In the presidential race, total Hawaii votes were:

Obama / Biden 306,545 70.1%
Romney / Ryan 120,975 27.7%
Johnson / Gray 3,838 0.9%
Stein / Honkala 3,181 0.7%
Blank Votes 2,222 0.5%

Voter turnout

For Hawaii County, 104,323 people were registered to vote.

Total county turnout was 63,793 or 61.1%

That was split almost evenly between precinct voters on election day (32,067 or 30.7%) and absentee voters (31,726 or 30.4%)

Statewide, there are 705,668 registered voters. A total of 436,520, or 61.9%, cast ballots.

That total was divided into 236,444 or 33.5% who showed up election day and 200,076 or 28.4% who voted early.

— For complete state results, visit: hawaii.gov/elections/results/2…

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