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Did Hawaii vote Republican?

Last Updated: 14th March, 2020

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Hawaii is dominated by the Democratic Party and has supported Democrats in every presidential in which it has participated, except 1972 and 1984, when the incumbent Republican candidates won 49-state landslides. Hawaii is the only actual state that gave either candidate more than 70% of the vote.

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Beside this, did Hawaii vote Trump?

Hillary Clinton won the election in Hawaii with 62.2% of the vote, her highest vote percentage of any state, though a significant decrease from President Obama's 70.55% from 2012. Donald Trump received 30.0% of the vote, surpassing Mitt Romney's 2012 performance by 3%.

One may also ask, what is the biggest problem in Hawaii? According to the survey, conducted by Ward Research, the top issues for residents on Hawaii Island are homelessness, drugs and traffic. Maui residents' top issues were affordable housing, traffic and public education. On Kauai, traffic was first, followed by environmental concerns and crime/public safety.

Thereof, do Hawaiians vote for president?

Presidential Elections Hawaii does not conduct a presidential primary. Qualified political parties provide candidates for president and vice president, as well as electors to represent the party at the Electoral College.

When did Hawaii get the right to vote?

Because Hawai'i was not yet a state, it could not vote for or against the 19th Amendment. On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the amendment, making women's suffrage legal in the United States.

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