Democratic Socialist in Hawaii House race gets 6% in primary

Kaniela Ing, a Hawaiian Democratic Socialist supported by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was running in the Democratic primary to succeed  U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa who decided to challenge Governor David Ige for the nomination. Hanabusa lost that race 51-44. As for Ing, he was slaughtered by former Congressman Ed Case and Lt. Gov Doug Chin. He received only 6% of the votes despite Ocasio-Cortez stumping for him on Thursday.  NBC News: Former congressman Ed Case emerged from a crowded field on Saturday to win the Democratic Party primary to represent Honolulu in Congress. The 65-year-old fiscal conservative defeated five other major candidates including Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, who was the architect of Hawaii's legal battle against President Donald Trump's travel ban. Case said his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters. "I think voters want Washington to work again, that's the number one issue....(Read Full Post)