United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii, 2006

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The 2006 congressional elections in Hawaii were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who was to represent the state of Hawaii in the United States House of Representatives for the 111th Congress. Hawaii has two seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 219,810 65.04% 2
Republican 118,134 34.96% 0
Totals 337,944 100.00% 2

District 1[edit]

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Incumbent Democrat Neil Abercrombie defeated Republican Richard Hough. This district covers the southern portion of the island, city, and county of Honolulu.

Hawaii's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Neil Abercrombie (inc.) 112,904 69.78%
Republican Noah Hough 48,890 30.22%
Totals 161,794 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

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Incumbent Democrat Ed Case decided to retire, in order to run for the U.S. Senate. Democrat Mazie Hirono, a former Lieutenant Governor, defeated Republican Bob Hogue, a State Senator. She became the first Buddhist to be elected to the U.S. Congress.

Hawaii's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mazie Hirono 106,906 61.04%
Republican Bob Hogue 68,244 38.96%
Totals 175,150 100.00%
Democratic hold

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