Lingle Appointees: Who Donated What?
In her first year as governor, Linda Lingle sent over to the Hawaii Senate the names of 172 appointees to various state government posts. Civil Beat compared that list to campaign finance records and found that 35 donors to Lingle's campaign were quickly given roles in his administration.
The data was used in a related story:
Below is the full list of appointees she sent to the Senate, sorted from largest Lingle contribution (the legal maximum of $6,000) to smallest ($0 for the 137 appointees who did not donate). For those who donated the same amount, including $0, the list is sorted alphabetically by title.
- Read the same list for Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Abercrombie Appointees: Who Donated What?.