Political Radar


May 27th, 2014

Former state Sen. Melodie Aduja plans to the enter the Democratic primary for the Windward and North Shore state Senate district being vacated by Sen. Clayton Hee.

Aduja, an attorney and former deputy prosecutor, represented portions of the district from 2002 to 2004. She lost a close primary to Hee in 2004 after being fined for campaign-finance violations.

Former state Rep. Gil Riviere is also running in the primary.

On the Republican side, state Rep. Richard Fale and former state Rep. Colleen Meyer are the contenders.

Hee is challenging Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui in the primary.

8 Responses to “Comeback”

  1. hossana:

    So another former incumbent that committed campaign-finance violations decides to enter the State Senate seat vacated by Hee. These idiots have no character or integrity. Why do you people keep voting in these demo idiots.....we need new blood even if its just a university student then somebody like this former incumbent. geezus, and one wonders why people don't go out and vote......can't we have new blood run for office instead of seeing these dinosaurs that are rehashed by the demo party come to life again......DISGUSTING!!!!

  2. innocent observer:

    the two repubs candidates are idiots too.

  3. HawaiianTeacher:

    The communities involved need to take the responsibility of determining who will represent them in the State Capitol. If you don't vote, don't grumble. It would be nice, but probably too much to ask, that people stop the name calling. Pay attention to the types of candidates that are running...do a little work on determining what their positions are on items that effect the community, and VOTE for the one that you believe would represent what you want done for you area and the State of Hawaii. Get educated, make a decision, and then act on it. If more people would just do this, the state would be a lot better off. Then if the people vote for idiots, you get what you voted for. We all get what we deserve eventually if we don't participate in the process.

  4. hossana:

    2. Agree wholeheartedly!!!

  5. matt:

    2 & 4....why? because they voted against your kind of?? go back in the closet

  6. kamaaina808:

    Aduja should be barred for running for office. But if she gets elected, guess the voters get what they deserve.

  7. ForwardObserver:

    If Romy Cachola can run there is no reason why Melodie Aduja should not be able to.

  8. Especially Incognito:

    Check their birth certificates. Many candidates I question
    if American Citizens.

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