AP: Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Will Seek Appointment To Inouye’s Seat

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) will seek appointment to the Senate seat vacated by the death of Daniel Inouye (D-HI), a spokesperson for the congresswoman told the Associated Press. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) will appoint Inouye’s successor from a list of three candidates put forth by the state Democratic Party. Inouye expressed his desire that Hanabusa succeed him, in a letter to Abercrombie dated the same day he died. 

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