ROLL CALL: Djou’s Time on the Hill Proves to Be Short-Lived

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… Hawaii’s Sen. Daniel Inouye (D) won re-election, beating Cam Cavasso, a former state Representative. Inouye will serve his ninth term in the next session. Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) also won re-election, but Rep. Charles Djou (R) lost to Democrat Colleen Hanabusa. Hanabusa picks up a rare seat for her party in this election cycle, but it was not unexpected. Djou sneaked into the seat in a special election earlier this year when a crush of Democratic contenders split the vote in this traditionally Democratic district long held by Neil Abercrombie, who resigned to run for governor. Hanabusa won with 53 percent of the vote. …

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