Ige defeats Aiona to win Hawaii governor's race
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Democratic candidate David Ige has been elected as the next governor of Hawaii, defeating Republican candidate James "Duke" Aiona and Independent candidate Mufi Hannemann.
With 247 precincts reporting, Ige held a 12-percentage point lead over Aiona when the fourth results printout was released late Tuesday evening.
Ige's 181,065 votes totaled 49 percent of the votes collected so far, compared to 135,742 votes for Aiona.
Mufi Hannemann, who ran as an independent, had received 42,925 votes.
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