WATCH: Coverage of Puna Special Election

By Melvin Givens, Digital Editor, Digital Editor
Published On: Aug 15 2014 03:31:45 PM HST
Updated On: Aug 16 2014 08:15:49 AM HST

The results of the 2014 Special Election were announced, placing U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz as the winner in the race. Watch the candidates reaction to the results.

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz was named the Democratic nominee over Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Puna Special Election.

Click here to watch the KITV4's complete coverage of the Puna Special Election.

Schatz won with 115,397 votes over Hanabusa's 113,628 votes.

Schatz expressed joy over the win and thanked the Big Island community for their support in the election.

Click here to watch Schatz's reaction to the win.

The results were a disappointment to the Hanabusa campaign. She says voters were disenfranchised with the election scheduled so closely after the destruction left behind by Tropical Storm Iselle.

The congresswoman says her campaign will review the results.

Click here to watch Hanabusa's reaction to loss in Puna Special Election.

PHOTOS: Primary Election 2014

Click here to see the results for the U.S. Senate Democratic seat.

Click here for more election results.

Click here for photos from the Primary Election.

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