KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii Today will be publishing Election Day results from county and statewide elections as they come in. County Council and charter amendment totals are taken from county reports. Statewide results reflect state of Hawaii reports. Percent of vote is given as total votes by candidate or choice with blank and over votes subtracted.
Rebecca Villegas: 56.57% (2,920 votes)
Kelly Drysdale: 43.43% (2,242 votes)
Hawaii County charter amendments
Should the Hawaii County charter be amended to add requirements to the Salary Commission before adjusting salaries?
Yes: 81.57% (43,154 votes)
No: 18.43% (9,750 votes)
Should the Hawaii County charter be amended to require tha any proposed amendment to the county charter be accompanied by a fiscal impact statement?
Yes: 81.22% (42,504 votes)
No: 18.78% (9,828 votes)
Ige/Green (D): 62.77% (236,574 votes)
Tupola/Kerns (R): 33.62% (126,717 votes)
Brewer/Ing (G): 2.57% (9,673 votes)
Teruya/Robotti (N): 1.04% (3,931 votes)
State Senate District 3
Dru Kanuha (D): 79.69% (9,926 votes)
Michael L. Last (I): 20.31% (2,529 votes)
State House District 7
David Tarnas (D): 76.88% (6,424 votes)
Tom Belekanich (R): 23.12% (1,932 votes)
Should Hawaii host a constitutional convention?
Yes: 25.44% (90,770 votes)
No: 74.56% (266,076 votes)
Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to be used to support public education?
Yes: 30.09% (99,325 votes)
No: 69.91% (230,763 votes)
* The Hawaii Supreme Court in October tossed the proposed constitutional amendment off the ballot, ruling that it didn’t meet a constitutional requirement that amendments be clear and not misleading. Votes cast for or against this ballot item will not be counted. Read more here.
Mazie K. Hirono (D): 71.11% (266,293 votes)
Ron Curtis (R): 27.3% (108,178 votes)
U.S. House District 2
Tulsi Gabbard (D): 77.30% (147,251 votes)
Brian Evans (R): 22.7% (43,254 votes)