Patricia Saiki’s revitalization of the Hawaiian Republican Party propelled her to election in 1986 as the first GOP Representative from the state since it entered the Union in 1959.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Patricia Saiki,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2015/PA2015-05-0008a/
(October 20, 2019)
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