The Civil Beat Poll

Week 27: Observations About Governor’s Race and Civil Beat Polls

·By John Temple

Let’s take a moment this weekend and look back, essentially six months after Civil Beat opened its doors.

This was my first election season in Hawaii and I have a few observations about how things played out from my seat at Civil Beat. On the night of the election, the middle of the night more like it, we shared a number of other observations that you might find interesting.

But for now, I’d like to focus on the governor’s race and the role Civil Beat played in it.

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