Political Radar

`Our shoes'

March 11th, 2014

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly on Tuesday endorsed Gov. Neil Abercrombie's re-election campaign.

The union, which represents about 4,000 university faculty, had also supported Abercrombie four years ago.

“Gov. Abercrombie has always supported education,” David Duffy, the union's president, said in a statement. “He has been in our shoes so he understands our issues. He’s gotten us through the recent rough times and we know he’ll continue to lay the educational foundation for Hawaii’s future generations to prosper.”

Abercrombie,a one-time teaching assistant at UH, is facing state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary.

3 Responses to “`Our shoes'”

  1. Ella:

    This UHPA endorsement could be seen a mile off. But, what was so curious was the eblast which announced it for the campaign. It said that UHPA was joining the 3 IBEW locals in endorsing NA. Did the others back away? Did no others endorse?

  2. Auto de Fe:

    VIDEO: Abercrombie argues with retired teacher in Hilo


    Video: Abercrombie Faces off with Teachers on Kauai


  3. Especially Incognito:

    I would throw my shoes at anyone who upsets my canoe.

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