Civil Beat Poll - Cayetano Tops 50% In Honolulu Mayor's Race03/08/2012
Fifty-three percent of likely voters in Honolulu said that if the election were held today, they would support Cayetano, 15 points more than the total for his two opponents combined. Mayor Peter Carlisle has 21 percent support and former Acting Mayor Kirk Caldwell has 17 percent. Nine percent were unsure.
Honolulu's $5.2 billion rail project will be "very important" for 70 percent of the voters in deciding whom to support for mayor, the poll found. Eighteen percent said it was "somewhat important." Just 9 percent of the voters said it wasn't important, with 4 percent unsure.