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Hawaii Democrats File Suit Over Primary Election System

·By civilbeat

From a press release Monday (June 17):

Dante K. Carpenter,chairman of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i (DPH), has through its attorneys, Gill, Zukeran & Sgan, filed a complaint with the United States District Court of Hawai‘i.

Carpenter states, “In accordance with the DPH Constitution, Article I, regarding membership adopted by the Convention body in May, 2006 and remains in effect today, as Chair I am committed to fulfilling the resolution put forth by the Convention body to ensure Democrats are elected at the primary stage by their fellow Democrats. In order to achieve