Update on Campaign Finance Reform - HI.CLEAN (Toni Worst)|
President's Message (Grace Furukawa)
Board of Education Survey (Pearl Johnson)
Education Committee (Mary Anne Raywid)
Elections That Are For Sale Are Not Free (Marilyn Bornhorst)
Final Push on Con Con and the Amendment (Jean Aoki)
Survey on Gambling in Hawaii (Dorothy Bobilin)
Candidates in Focus (Pearl Johnson)
Survey on Gambling in Hawaii
The Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling led by Dot Bobilin sent a letter to all 387 candidates for public office except OHA candidates, asking them to check the following five statements that would indicate their positions on legalizing gambling in Hawaii.
Among those running for. the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House and for Governor and Lt. Governor, 31 responses (71%) were returned. Of those, 71% were opposed to legalizing gambling in Hawaii.
Of the 42 candidates for the State Senate, 25 returned their cards and of those returns, 52% we opposed to legalized gambling. 95 of the 154 candidates for the State House returned their cards, and of those, 69% were opposed to legalize gambling.
For the County Council candidates on all islands, 46% returned our cards, and of those 30 or 66% were against legalized gambling.
Call Dot Bobilin and leave a message at League office - 531-7448, if you want more information.
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