Civil Beat/HNN poll: Tokuda clinches a strong lead in congressional race

Civil Beat/Hawaii News Now poll shows Jill Tokuda is in lead for a seat in Congress. Meanwhile, US Rep. Ed Case is on track for reelection.
Published: Jul. 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM HST|Updated: Jul. 8, 2022 at 11:35 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A new Civil Beat/Hawaii News Now poll shows former state lawmaker Jill Tokuda has a strong lead in the Democratic race for the congressional seat currently held by Kai Kahele.

Tokuda is polling at 31% while Patrick Branco is at 6%.

Kahele is running for governor.

Meanwhile, incumbent Ed Case appears to be cruising toward reelection.

He’s at a commanding 65%.

Democratic challenger Sergio Alcubilla has just 8% of the vote, while 27% are unsure.

The poll includes 390 likely Democratic primary voters with a margin of error of 5 percentage points.

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