Della Au Belatti

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Della Belatti
Majority Leader of the Hawaii House of Representatives
Assumed office
October 4, 2017
Preceded byCindy Evans
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 24th district
Assumed office
January 16, 2013
Preceded byIsaac Choy
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 25th district
In office
January 2007 – January 16, 2013
Preceded byBrian Schatz
Succeeded bySylvia Luke
Personal details
Born (1974-03-14) March 14, 1974 (age 45)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
University of Hawaii, Manoa (JD)

Della Au Belatti[1] (born March 14, 1974 in Manoa, Hawaii)[2] is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives since January 2007 representing District 24. Belatti served consecutively from January 2007 until 2013 in the District 25 seat. The district includes Makiki and Tantalus, along with portions of McCully and Papakolea on the island of Oahu.

Education[edit]

Belatti earned her BA in history from Princeton University and her JD from the University of Hawaii at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 24, and with Democratic Representative Isaac Choy redistricted to District 23, Belatti won the August 11, 2012 Democratic Primary with 3,024 votes (64.1%);[3] her 2010 Republican challenger, Isaiah Sabey was unopposed in the Republican primary, setting up a rematch. Belatti won the November 6, 2012 general election with 5,367 votes (62.1%) against Sabey.[4]
  • 2006 When Democratic Representative Brian Schatz left the state legislature and left the District 25 seat open, Belatti won the three-way September 26, 2006 Democratic Primary with 2,145 votes (43.2%),[5] and won the November 7, 2006 general election with 3,996 votes (58.2%) against Republican nominee Tracy Okubo,[6] who had sought the seat in 2004.
  • 2008 Belatti was unopposed for both the September 20, 2008 Democratic primary, winning with 2,343 votes,[7] and the November 4, 2008 general election.[8]
  • In 2010, Belatti was unopposed for the September 18, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,466 votes,[9] and won the November 2, 2010 general election with 4,302 votes (59.4%) against Republican nominee Isaiah Sabey.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Della Au Belatti". Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii State Legislature. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "Della Belatti's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  3. ^ "Primary Election 2012 - State of Hawaii - Statewide August 11, 2012" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. p. 3. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "Hawaii General 2012 - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. November 6, 2012. p. 2. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  5. ^ "Primary Election 2006 - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. September 26, 2006. p. 3. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  6. ^ "General Election 2006 - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. November 7, 2006. p. 2. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  7. ^ "Primary Election 2008 - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. September 20, 2008. p. 2. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  8. ^ "General Election - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. November 4, 2008. p. 1. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  9. ^ "Primary Election 2010 - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. September 18, 2010. p. 3. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  10. ^ "General Election - State of Hawaii - Statewide" (PDF). Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Office of Elections. November 2, 2010. p. 2. Retrieved December 2, 2013.

External links[edit]

Hawaii House of Representatives
Preceded by
Cindy Evans
Majority Leader of the Hawaii House of Representatives
2017–present
Incumbent