HILO, Hawaii – Representative Clift Tsuji will go back to the State House for another term.
Tsuji won the primary election by a wide margin, defeating two other Democratic candidates – Jonathan Wong and Janis Cowser – who were also running for Hilo’s 2nd district House seat.
In the final election summary, Tsuji received 4,918 votes – a landslide 73% – compared to Wong’s 1,219, or 18.1%.
Cowser finished with 162 votes.
Non-partisan candidate Grace Larson ended up with 31 votes.