But the discrepancy in Berkleyís and Georgiouís numbers can be attributed to Georgiouís lack of name recognition. Forty-six percent of respondents said they had never heard of him. Berkley and Heller, longtime elected officials in the state, both had at least 88 percent name recognition.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.