Are Hawaii House Dissidents Getting Dissed?

·By Chad Blair

State Reps. Calvin Say and Sylvia Luke after a House power struggle in 2012.

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Civil Beat investigation finds that Democrats who opposed Calvin Say as speaker are having less success passing bills than his backers.

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Civil Beat staffers Randy Ching and Michael Levine contributed to this report.

  1. The original version of this story said more than 20 percent of the bills introduced by Say's supporters are still alive. That figure was correct, but it understated the gap between Say supporters and dissidents because it included the eight House Republicans as Say supporters. The figure has been updated to include only the 25 Democrats who originally backed Say as House speaker. View the full data for all representatives here.