Civil Beat Poll: Donna Mercado Kim Still Frontrunner in CD1 Race

With Mark Takai not far behind and four other Democrats stuck in single digits, the congressional race seems a two-person contest.

·By Chad Blair

Donna Mercado Kim continues to lead the crowded contest for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District, according to a Civil Beat Poll.

But Mark Takai remains in the hunt, trailing Kim 30 percent to 24 percent among voters who said they intend to vote Democrat in the primary.

Four other candidates in the Democratic primary polled in single digits. The number of undecided voters is 23 percent.

State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, second from left, with senators Gil Kahale, Ron Kouchi and Malama Solomon at the Democratic

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