In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 photo, Hawaii Gov. David Ige, right, and first lady Dawn Amano Ige smile after voting early in the state’s primary election in Honolulu. Ige is seeking the nomination for a second term in office in Saturday’s Democratic primary. He is being challenged by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, who is giving up her seat in Congress to challenge the governor. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year’s major races. That’s because the Democratic Party continues to overwhelmingly dominate Hawaii politics. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
HONOLULU — The winners of most of the Democratic Party’s primary races in Hawaii this weekend will be the favorites to win the general election in November.