Closing ledger

December 7th, 2012

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa spent nearly $1.2 million in her successful re-election campaign in November against former congressman Charles Djou, or about $10.29 a vote.

Djou spent more than $977,100, or about $10.09 a vote, according to federal campaign-finance reports.

Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign. Djou, a Republican, brought in more than $695,600 and carried over money from previous campaigns.

Hanabusa defeated Djou 53 percent to 44 percent in their rematch in urban Honolulu’s 1st Congressional District.

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