|Hawaii governor loses primary|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, D, was overwhelmingly defeated Saturday by his primary challenger, state Sen. David Ige. He is the first sitting governor in the history of the state to fall in a primary.
With nearly all votes tallied Sunday, Ige led Abercrombie 66 percent to 31 percent. The drubbing was an unexpectedly sharp repudiation of the governor. Pre-election opinion polls showed Abercrombie trailing, but never by such a wide margin.
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