Hawaii is false missile alert big threatens to close primaries

Gov. David Ige faces a tough Democratic primary race Saturday night.


Hawaii Gov. David Ige is a difficult area codes Saturday night — and January is a false missile alert could be a decisive factor in the voters minds.

Ige is facing a primary challenge from Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, and she is with the January false alarm as a Central campaign theme-in particular, the fact that it took 38 minutes to correctly Alarm.

The officials accidentally sent out a warning of an impending rocket attack, promising “THIS IS NOT a drill”, to mobile phones, radios and TVs in January 13. The step sparked a panic about the state, before the officers, he corrected, especially because it was at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea.

Ige was partially at fault for the error and took responsibility for them, but also pointed out human error as the cause for the chaos.

And Hanabusa is that as part of their campaign.

“When you hear the stories about what people have in 38 minutes, it gives you a clear feeling, that it really affected so many people,” Hanabusa said, according to The Associated Press.

She has also Owned to hand over the phone records so that the public can know, his actions in these 38 minutes.

Hanabusa has lost some ground as Ige-treated in response to an eruption of the volcano in may, he was perceived. The Washington Post reports a Mason-Dixon poll had showed Hanabusa a lead of 20 points in March, that the Ige was in the run-up to the four to July. The outlet reports that they, too, fought with the liberal voters in particular.

“We feel pretty good where the campaign is great,” Ige said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

Ige has also targeted Hanabusa career-namely, a $ 75 million tax credit they fought in the Senate to develop a system that primarily benefits a developer, the contact to her husband. The developers then the city bought the houses in the resort, of which were sold to her now-husband.

Ige has said that the house was flipped for a $400,000 profit and not threw Hanabusa “only support a particular interest, but really has to stand up, a special interest.”

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is a challenge in the Democratic primary.


But Hanabusa says she was not directly involved in the purchase and the defendants Owned make a political issue out of it.

Who will win the primary to face the winner of the Republican primary in November. Former state lawmaker John Carroll is running against state House minority leader Andria Tupola. But in the deep blue state, the winner of the Democratic primary is the overwhelming favorite.

Hanabusa’s run for Governor has opened your home seat, to replace what a race between six Democrats. This list includes conservative Democrat Ed case, who has served in Congress, and the 29-year-old Democratic socialist Kaniela Ing, who is promising to push for tuition-free college-and Medicare-for-all.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.

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