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Hawaii State Representative, Dist 7

Duties: The Hawaii State House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Hawaii State Legislature. The Hawaii House of Representatives is a part-time body.Areas Represented: Portion of Kailua-Kona, Honokohau, Kalaoa, Makalawena, Kaupulehu, Kukio, Puuanahulu, Anaehoomalu, Lahuipuaa, Puako, and a portion fo Waikoloa and WaikuiHow Elected: The house consists of 51 members elected from an equal number of respective representative districts. A Representative must be a Hawaii resident not less than three years, is at least 18 years old, and is a qualified voter of the representative district from which the person seeks to be elected. Candidates for state legislative offices who are nominated in the primary election and are unopposed in the general election will be deemed elected to the office sought after the primary election regardless of the number of votes received by that candidate (Hawaii State Constitution, Article III, Section 4). Term: Two years, not subject to term limits.Base Salary (FY2022): $62,604 plus $225/day if living outside Oahu, $10/day for members living on Oahu; Speaker of the House - $70,104

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    Nicole LOWEN

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Education University of Pennsylvania, BA in History University of Hawaii, Urban and Regional Planning and Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management
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I have served as the Rep. for House District 6 since 2012 and am now running for the newly drawn House District 7. I would like to continue to serve my community and build on the work that I have done in the past to improve West Hawaii and the State.
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