April 19, 2014
Running for (announced May 2, 2013)

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii)

  • District: 1st District, Oahu -- Honolulu, Aiea, Pearl City
  • Residence: Honolulu
  • Born: May 4, 1951; Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Religion: Buddhist
  • Family: Husband, John Souza
  • Education: U. of the Pacific, attended 1969-70; U. of Hawaii, B.A. 1973 (economics & sociology); Colorado College, attended 1970-71; U. of Hawaii, M.A. 1975 (sociology); U. of Hawaii, J.D. 1977
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Hawaii Senate, 1999-2010 (majority leader, 2003-07; president, 2007-10); candidate for U.S. House (special election), 2003; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2006; candidate for U.S. House (special election), 2010; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Readiness; Seapower & Projection Forces); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs - Ranking Member; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation)
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State Information: 1st District, Oahu -- Honolulu, Aiea, Pearl City

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Colleen Hanabusa (D) 116,505 54.6%
Charles Djou (R) 96,824 45.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 70% Mitt Romney: 29%
2008 Barack Obama: 70% John McCain: 28%