Among the endorsed candidates are (L-R): James “Duke” Aiona & Lynn Finnegan for Governor, Lt. Governor; Charles Djou for U.S. Congress (1st), for State Senate – Lisa Shorba, Sam Slom, Virginia Enos and David Chang for State House.
FROM SMART BUSINESS HAWAII: PAYCHECKS HAWAII, the private, independent, non-partisan political action affiliate of Smart Business Hawaii has announced the following federal and state pro business candidate endorsements for the November 2, 2010 Hawaii General Election:
- PAYCHECKS HAWAII 2010 CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENTS
|Cam Cavasso *||US Senate|
|Charles Djou||US House of Representatives (1st)|
|John Willoughby||US House of Representatives (2nd)|
|James “Duke” Aiona||Governor|
|Lynn Finnegan||Lt. Governor|
|David Hamman||Senate (7th)|
|Sam Slom *||Senate (8th)|
|Lisa Shorba||Senate (9th)|
|Mike Gabbard||Senate (19th)|
|Tito Montes||Senate (20th)|
|Donovan Delacruz||Senate (22nd)|
|Tracy Bean||Senate (24th)|
|Virginia Enos||Senate (25th)|
|Harry Williams||House (14th)|
|Gene Ward *+||House (17th)|
|Chris Baron||House (18th)|
|Barbara Marumoto *+||House (19th)|
|Julia Allen *||House (20th)|
|Jay Lembeck||House (21st)|
|Corrine Ching||House (27th)|
|David Chang||House (28th)|
|Ken Harding||House (29th)|
|Aaron L. Johanson||House (32nd)|
|Sam Kong||House (33rd)|
|Dr. Reed Shiraki||House (36th)|
|Beth Fukumoto||House (37th)|
|Sam Curtis||House (39th)|
|Marissa Capelouto *||House (40th)|
|Tom Berg||House (42nd)|
|Kym Pine||House (43rd)|
|Gil Riviere||House (46th)|
|Richard Fale||House (47th)|
|Cynthia Thielen *+||House (51st)|
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* Member, Smart Business Hawaii
+ had no opponent; automatically re-elected in the September 18 primary election, name will not be on general election ballot.
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