Mazie Hirono Election Results: Linda Lingle Defeated In Hawaii Senate Race

11/07/2012 08:44 am ET

Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) defeated former Gov. Linda Lingle In Hawaii's race for U.S. Senate, projects the Associated Press.

The seat opened after the retirement of Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), and Hirono enjoyed a large lead throughout the race.

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