Brian Schatz

Outside Progressive Groups Rush to Push Sen. Schatz Over the Finish Line [UPDATED]

Editor’s Note: This post was updated to reflect that this Friday, voters will vote in Puna and to clarify regarding donations from PCCC members.  Saturday’s Senate primary in Hawaii had Sen. Schatz leading Rep. Colleen Hanabusa by 1,635 votes. However, the race is not over just yet. Officials deemed the voting […]

Could Open Primary Bring Down Hawaii Incumbents?

In Hawaii, two of the state’s statewide officials could be defeated in their primary and join an unusually small list of defeated incumbents. Governor Neil Abercrombie and Senator Brian Schatz, both Democrats, could be brought down thanks to a proposal that many Democrats support. Hawaii uses an open primary, meaning […]