Hawaii: Djou Leads Hanabusa by 3 pts

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In a year when voter discontent nationwide appears ready to toss out incumbents — mostly Democrats — U.S. Rep. Charles Djou is in position to retain his seat representing one of the nation’s bluest states.
According to a new Star-Advertiser/Hawaii News Now poll, Djou holds a slight 3-point edge over Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, but it is within the margin of error — a statistical tie.
In a telephone poll of 399 very likely voters in the 1st Congressional District, representing urban Honolulu, Djou was favored by 48 percent, compared with 45 percent for Hanabusa.
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Hawaii Governor: Abercrombie 49, Aiona 47

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Hawaii Survey of 500 Likely Voters
October 13, 2010  

 Election 2010: Hawaii Governor
 Duke Aiona (R)  47%
 Neil Abercrombie (D)  49%
 Some other candidate  1%
 Not sure

Rasmussen Reports

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Hawaiians Want Special Rights

Should Hawaiians be recognized by the United States as a distinct indigenous group, similar to the recognition given to American Indians and Alaska Natives?

Yes 70%
No 18%

Should Hawaiians have a right to make decisions about their land, education, health, cultural and traditional practices, and social policies?

Yes 77%
No 22%

Source: Ward Research Inc. / The Honolulu AdvertiserMethodology: Telephone interviews to 380 Hawaii adult residents, conducted from Aug. 15 to Aug. 27, 2007. Margin of error is 5 per cent.