Amid storms, Hawaii governor also faces tough primary challenge

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU (Reuters) – As Hawaii feels the brunt of a tropical storm and braces for a hurricane barreling in behind it, the archipelago also faces a possible political tempest as its incumbent governor battles a surging Democratic primary challenger on Saturday. Polls show Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie could face an uphill battle despite a thriving state economy and a fundraising advantage. Two new polls give his opponent, state Senator David Ige, a double-digit lead. Hawaii has consistently re-elected incumbent Democratic governors since Republican Bill Quinn was ousted in 1962.

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