Duke Aiona Releases 2010 Campaign Spending Report: $370,000 Raised from Grassroot Effort

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HONOLULU – Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today announced that he has raised more than $370,000 in the first six months of 2010, including more than 1,350 donations of $100 or less. In the last six months of 2009, Duke Aiona raised nearly 950 donations of $100 or less.

Aiona has raised more than $2.3 million during his gubernatorial campaign. Approximately 88 percent of his donations have come from Hawaii residents.


“This campaign will be won at the grassroots level, and our fundraising efforts reflect the broad grassroots support we’re seeing across the state,” said Lt. Governor Aiona. “I am the only candidate who will create jobs and keep down the financial burden on our working families and small businesses, reform our public education system and move Hawaii toward a clean energy future. We are so thankful for every donation we receive, which we treat as an investment in a brighter future.”

Submitted by Travis Taylor, Communications Director, Friends of Duke Aiona