Japanese American state legislator upsets incumbent Hawai’i governor

Saturday’s primary election in Hawai’i saw AAPI candidates win impressive victories in top races. How do these races impact national AAPI politics? Voter turnout was extremely low likely due to Tropical Storm Iselle, which hit the islands on Friday, and the impending arrival of Hurricane Julio. However, absentee voter turnout was up 12 percent. State … Continue reading Japanese American state legislator upsets incumbent Hawai’i governor