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Sylvia Luke

Sylvia Luke[1]
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 25th district
Assumed office
January 16, 2013
Preceded by Della Au Belatti
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 26th district
In office
January 1999 – January 16, 2013
Preceded by Quentin Kawānanakoa
Succeeded by Scott Saiki
Personal details
Born (1967-12-15) December 15, 1967
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Honolulu, Hawaii
Alma mater University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of San Francisco School of Law
Profession Lawyer

Sylvia J. Luke[2] (born December 15, 1967 in Seoul, South Korea) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives since January 16, 2013 representing District 25. Luke consecutively served from January 1999 until 2013 in the District 26 seat.

Education

Luke earned her BA from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and her JD from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Elections

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 25, and with Democratic Representative Della Au Belatti redistricted to District 24, Luke was unopposed for both the August 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 4,319 votes,[3] and the November 6, 2012 General election.[4]
  • 1998 When Republican Representative Quentin Kawānanakoa retired and left the District 26 seat open, Luke won the three-way September 19, 1998 Democratic Primary with 1,476 votes (44.9%),[5] and won the November 3, 1998 General election with 4,914 votes (54.4%) against Republican nominee Christopher Dawson.[6]
  • 2000 Luke was unopposed for the September 23, 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,400 votes,[7] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 4,344 votes (54.4%) against Republican nominee David Pang.[8]
  • 2002 Luke was unopposed for the September 21, 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,474 votes,[9] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 5,317 votes (57.3%) against Republican nominee Signe Godfrey.[10] who had been redistricted from District 6.
  • 2004 Luke was unopposed for the September 18, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,520 votes,[11] and won the November 2, 2004 General election with 6,245 votes (62.5%) against Republican nominee Bob Tom.[12]
  • 2006 Luke and Tom were both unopposed for their September 26, 2006 primaries,[13] setting up a rematch; Luke won the November 7, 2006 General election with 4,918 votes (60.1%) against Tom.[14]
  • 2008 Luke was unopposed for the September 20, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,550 votes,[15] and was unopposed for the November 4, 2008 General election.[16]
  • 2010 Luke won the September 18, 2010 Democratic Primary with 4,688 votes (75.7%),[17] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 6,189 votes (69.5%) against Republican nominee Norm Katz.[18]

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