Alex Sonson's Hawaii Senate District 17 Survey08/01/2012
Editor's Note: In July 2012, Civil Beat sent six questions to each of the candidates registered to run in the Aug. 11 primary for Hawaii State Senate District 17. Both responded, including Alex Sonson. The questions and answers are reproduced below in full. Read the response by Clarence Nishihara to see how Sonson's positions compare to those of his competitor. Click on each topic listed below to read Civil Beat's question and Sonson's response.
- General Excise Tax
- Environmental Regulatory Review
- Sunshine Law
- Best and Worst Legislation
- Overlooked Issue
Preferred Candidate Name: Alex M. Sonson
Senate/House District Number: Senate District 17; Waipahu-Pearl City
Date of Birth: 09/25/1959
Place of Birth/Hometown: Ilocos Sur, Philippines
Current Profession/Employer: Attorney at Law, Law Office of Alex M. Sonson, A Law Corporation
Education/Alma Mater(s): Waipahu High School-1978, Leeward Community College- 1982-1984, Cal State Fullerton- 1988-1990, IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law-1993.