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Civil Beat Poll: Schatz, Takai Both Frontrunners For Washington, D.C.

Hawaii Rep. Mark Takai surges ahead of top rival, state Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, in CD1 while U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz continues to lead U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.

·By Nick Grube

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz appears to have stretched out his lead over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, according to the latest Civil Beat Poll.

The survey of likely Democratic voters shows Schatz with a 49 percent to 41 percent edge on the congresswoman. That’s a wider lead than in May, the last time Civil Beat polled the race.

Poll results also show Hawaii Rep. Mark Takai is now the frontrunner in a seven-way free-for-all for the Democratic nomination in the state’s 1st Congressional District.

Hawaii Senate President Donna Mercado Kim previously held the edge,

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