Who Voted for the Override?
July 21, 2016
Yesterday's veto override of Senate Bill 2077 was a victory for Maui County hospital employees and everyone who depends on the hospital system for quality care. Many of our legislators took a stand, and voted YES to the override, showing that they care for working families being affected by the state's largest ever privatization.
Here are the votes:
State Senate (18-4)
YES (18): Roz Baker, Suzanne Chun Oakland, Donovan Dela Cruz, Will Espero, Mike Gabbard, Brickwood Galuteria, Josh Green, Lorraine Inouye, Kaiali‘i Kahele, J. Kalani English, Gil Keith-Agaran, Michelle Kidani, Ron Kouchi, Gil Riviere, Maile Shimabukuro, Jill Tokuda
YES, With Reservations: Clarence Nishihara, Glenn Wakai
NO (4): Les Ihara Jr., Donna Mercado Kim, Sam Slom, Laura Thielen
EXCUSED (3): Russell Ruderman, Breene Harimoto, Brian Taniguchi
House of Representatives (43-3)
YES (43): Henry Aquino, Della Au Belatti, Tom Brower, Isaac Choy, Richard Creagan, Ty Cullen, Lynn DeCoite, Cindy Evans, Beth Fukumoto Chang, Mark Hashem, Linda Ichiyama, Kaniela Ing, Ken Ito, Aaron Johanson, Jo Jordan, Derek Kawakami, Jarrett Keohokalole, Bert Kobayashi, Chris Lee, Matthew LoPresti, Nicole Lowen, Sylvia Luke, Lauren Matsumoto, Bob McDermott, Angus McKelvey, John Mizuno, Dee Morikawa, Mark Nakashima, Scott Nishimoto, Takashi Ohno, Richard Onishi, Marcus Oshiro, Feki Pouha, Karl Rhoads, Scott Saiki, Joy San Buenaventura, Joe Souki, Gregg Takayama, Roy Takumi, Clift Tsuji, Andria Tupola, Justin Woodson, Kyle Yamashita
NO (3): Romy Cachola, Calvin Say, Cynthia Thielen
EXCUSED (5): Sharon Har, Sam Kong, James Tokioka, Gene Ward, Ryan Yamane
We'd like to once again thank the legislators who supported the override.
Click here to view SB 2077.