Lingle Raises $1.8M, Sprints Past Hirono

·By Adrienne LaFrance

Chad Blair/Civil Beat

UPDATED Former governor has strong showing in first U.S. Senate campaign finance report.

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Adrienne LaFrance

Adrienne LaFrance is a reporter for Digital First Media and a Civil Beat contributor based in New York City and Washington, D.C. Adrienne focuses on Hawaii's congressional delegation and federal agencies that do business with the state. Before moving to Washington, Adrienne was Civil Beat's Honolulu reporter. Before that, she was a local news anchor for Hawaii Public Radio, Hawaii’s NPR affiliate, and served as managing editor of Honolulu Weekly. Adrienne also worked as a reporter for Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University, and as a producer and news writer at WBUR, Boston's NPR affiliate. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post and several other newspapers and magazines. Adrienne taught journalism at the University of Hawaii and was active on the board of the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter. She earned her B.A. in journalism from Michigan State University and her M.S. in journalism from Boston University. You can follow Adrienne on twitter @AdrienneLaF.
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  1. An earlier version of this story did not include Ed Case's fundraising tally from the period that ended March 31, 2011. The table has been updated. This story has also been updated to include the percentage of donations that Hirono received from Hawaii residents last quarter

  2. If a Republican presidential candidate beats Barack Obama, the new vice president would automatically take a spot for Republicans in the Senate.