Beth Fukumoto

Beth Fukumoto REPRepublican

American politician

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Beth FukumotoREPRepublican American politician
39
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5
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HIResidence (state)

Beth Keiko Fukumoto (formerly Fukumoto Chang, born March 30, 1983) is an American politician who served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 2013 to 2018, representing District 36.Fukumoto was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 2012 and was the youngest person to serve as the House Minority Leader. In March 2017, she announced plans to change her party identification from Republican to Democrat citing concerns about racism and sexism. Fukumoto remained an independent until approval of her request to join the Democratic Party on June 19, 2017.In 2018, Fukumoto ran in the Democratic primary for Hawaii's 1st congressional district in the 2018 elections to replace Colleen Hanabusa, who ran for Governor. The election was won by former Congressman Ed Case.

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Campaign Funding

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$85,280
Total Raised
$84,364
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Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Georgetown University
MA English
2006 - 2008
University of Hawaii at Manoa
BA American Studies
2001 - 2006
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
Hawaii State House of Representatives
2012 - 2019
Changed Political Affiliation from Republican to Democrat
2017
Minority Leader
Hawaii State House of Representatives
2015 - 2017
Minority Floor Leader
Hawaii State House of Representatives
2012 - 2015
Director
House Minority Research, Hawaii State Legislature
2011 - Current
Chief of Staff
Representative Gene Ward
2009 - 2011
Legislative Analyst
Hawaii State Legislature
2009
Marketing Manager
Help-U-Sell Realty Pro
2007 - 2009
Media Intern
Hawaii State Legislature
2005
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Former Member
Water & Land Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Legislative Management Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Environmental Protection Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Housing Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Former Member
Human Services Committee, Hawaii State House of Representatives