Saturday, May 29, 2010

Rep. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii) Delivers His First Floor Speech

In March 2010, Djou announced he would run for U.S. Congress, seeking a seat in Hawaii’s 1st congressional district. The seat was vacant because Neil Abercrombie had resigned to run for Governor of Hawaii. Djou was endorsed by former Governor and Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The election was held in May, with Djou receiving 39.4 percent of the vote. He defeated five Democrats, four Republicans, and four independent candidates. Among the candidates Djou defeated were former Congressman Ed Case and State Senator Colleen Hanabusa.Djou will serve the remainder of the 2010 term and will run for a full term in November 2010.

HHR UPDATE: Rep. Charles Djou was named Friday to the House Budget and Armed Services committees

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