Today, Hawaii News Now released a poll
showing our campaign with little more than 10% of the vote.
This poll made up of likely Democrat primary voters is not surprising.
The polls we have seen that incorporate independent and conservative voters show a dramatically different result. We know from our daily feedback that the momentum is on our side. The people are quickly understanding that the choice this election between a machine candidate, a lawyer supporting fiscally irresponsible projects
, and an engineer who will stop the rail, reduce taxes, and reduce congestion and fix our infrastructure. Our message of sensible solutions is resonating with the people and we look forward to election day.
Campaign Chair and Spokesman
Update and Correction as of 8/24
Mark Platte of Hawaii News Now has given us the following information:
"Out of all who voted for mayor, 246 said they usually vote Democrat, 104 said they usually vote Republican and 68 stated they usually vote Independent."
As a result of this additional information which differs from what our other sources have told us, we have struck the sentence above in our press release. Similar statements about this poll being made up of likely Democrat primary voters we issued in a newsletter to our supporters is also incorrect. We apologize for the inaccuracy and stand corrected.