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Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: Hawaii Senate, 1999-2010; candidate for U.S. House (special election), 2003; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2006; candidate for U.S. House (special election), 2010; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, 2014; U.S. House, 2011-15
Born: May 4, 1951; Honolulu, Hawaii
Residence: Honolulu
Religion: Buddhist
Family: Husband, John Souza
Education: U. of the Pacific, attended 1969-70; U. of Hawaii, B.A. 1973; Colorado College, attended 1970-71; U. of Hawaii, M.A. 1975; U. of Hawaii, J.D. 1977
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Readiness; Seapower & Projection Forces); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs - Ranking Member; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalColleen Hanabusa (D) 116,50554.6
Charles Djou (R) 96,82445.4
2010generalColleen Hanabusa (D) 94,14053.2
Charles Djou (R) 82,72346.8
Roll Call Vitals

298th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D) is 380th.

19th

Hawaii is 19th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.