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Sunday, August 24, 2014
"Not A Typical Election Contest" Filed Over Postponed Puna Primary
By Robert Thomas @ 6:24 AM :: 3892 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections

...Thursday at 4:30 p.m. was the statutory deadline for instituting an "election contest" in the Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
ACLU sues for Hawaii Island residents to get second chance to vote
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:22 AM :: 2848 Views :: Office of Elections

...The ACLU lawsuit asks the Hawaii Supreme Court to allow any registered voter affected by Iselle to cast a vote to be included in the August 2014 primary results....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Puna Voting
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 3341 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections

...lawsuit filed Thursday asks the State Supreme Court to allow any registered voter affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast a vote....

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
No Lawsuit: Hanabusa Calls for Legislative Investigation of Election, Does not Endorse Schatz
By News Release @ 4:25 PM :: 4226 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...I heard from many who feel strongly that they were disenfranchised from the voting process this election and I stand ready to support any collaborative effort to have those voices heard....

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Sunday, August 17, 2014
Hawaii Senate Primary Election Update: There's A Dem Nominee ... For Now?
By Robert Thomas @ 6:45 PM :: 2917 Views :: Office of Elections

Candidates would have until this Thursday to file a complaint. The Supreme Court would then have four days to make a ruling....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Nago Fiasco: 'Thousands Disenfranchised' Hanabusa May Challenge Results, Oshiro Talks Special Session
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 5574 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections

...Lawmakers would have to round up 17 Senate and 34 House members willing to do it, and they’d need five days to move any bills through....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Primary Results-- Full Printout
By Andrew Walden @ 11:59 PM :: 10045 Views :: Office of Elections

...With Puna voting completed and 800 mail-in absentee votes 'found' on Maui....

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Applicants Sought for the Hawaii Elections Commission
By News Release @ 12:37 AM :: 2462 Views :: Office of Elections

...Chief Justice Recktenwald is soliciting applications from residents of the County of Maui....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Abercrombie Has Vested Interest in Quick Puna Vote
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 4895 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Puna residents have been shamelessly made the latest pawns of Progressives as they desperately attempt to hold on to power after a stunning rebuke at last Saturday’s primary elections....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Judge Nakamura: Puna Votes "Even if it is Unconstitutional"
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 4007 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Though the judge in the case had numerous problems with holding a hasty election without proper notice, he ruled that "the court is not supposed to interfere with an ongoing election process even if it is unconstitutional."....

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Judge Rejects Lawsuit To Delay Puna Voting--Polls Open Fri 7AM
By Robert Thomas @ 4:27 PM :: 5412 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, Politicians

...The motion for preliminary injunction asserts that holding the postponed election on Friday is just too soon, essentially because the two precincts are still a mess....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Full Text: Hanabusa Letter Calls for Election Delay, Demands Louie Step Aside
By News Release @ 2:59 PM :: 4142 Views :: Hawaii County , Office of Elections, Politicians

...To ensure unbiased counsel through the remainder of this election, the Office of Elections should not continue to receive legal advice from Mr. Louie....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Puna to Pick Senator
By Malia Zimmerman @ 1:59 PM :: 3404 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

...New Age seekers, Hawaiian sovereignty activists, organic farmers and the odd pakalolo grower....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Issues To Watch In The Promised Lawsuit Challenging Hurricane Primary
By Robert Thomas @ 5:46 AM :: 2856 Views :: Office of Elections

...we'll see soon enough how the challenge is framed, in what court it is brought, and what relief it seeks. Stay tuned....

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Anger Boils in Puna as Nago Changes Election Three Times in Three Days
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 4605 Views :: Hawaii County , Democratic Party, Office of Elections

...This repeated change in the date, location and method of the election; 3 times in 3 days, twice within hours of each other, is a violation of the election laws....

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Monday, August 11, 2014
Incumbent Hawaii governor out in historic upset
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:27 PM :: 3303 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

Ige got 143,835 votes, Abercrombie, 67,368....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Akina in OHA Runoff
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 4713 Views :: Office of Elections, OHA, Politicians

...Credits His Opposition to Race-Based Nationhood for Strong Public Support....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
The Law Behind Hawaii's Hurricane Senate Primary Election: Let The Games Begin!
By Robert Thomas @ 2:02 PM :: 2897 Views :: Office of Elections

...all votes statewide have been counted, except for two in the Big Island's Puna district, in which up to 8,000 votes may be in play....

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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Two Big Island Precincts Voting Postponed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 4348 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

...Delayed Voting Could Sink Hanohano....

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Thursday, August 07, 2014
GOP Seeking Primary Day Volunteers
By News Release @ 1:58 PM :: 2689 Views :: Office of Elections

...With no announced closures or delays due to the impending hurricanes, we wanted to let you know that we are still working hard to turn Republicans out on Primary Election Day this Saturday....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Hawaii's Party Chairs Issue Joint Call For Early Voting To Be Safe
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 4011 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...Chairs of the Hawaii Republican Party and the Democratic Party of Hawaii issued a joint call for voters to cast their ballots early....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Statewide Locations: In Person Early Walk-In Voting Open Thru Thursday
By News Release @ 10:27 AM :: 4291 Views :: Office of Elections
... Primary: July 28th to August 7th ....
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Sunday, August 03, 2014
Election Day Precinct Workers Needed
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 2629 Views :: Office of Elections

Help keep Hawaii elections honest--volunteer as a precinct worker....

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Absentee ballot fraud incident has Kauai police, elections officials on alert
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:14 PM :: 4981 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Office of Elections

“When my ballot was stolen, I felt so violated. I am very concerned about corruption here on the island,” Woods said....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
New Apps Make Campaign Spending Data More Accessible
By Natalie Iwasa @ 2:30 AM :: 2658 Views :: Office of Elections
Have you ever tried to figure out who’s monetarily supporting a particular candidate or how your political contributions are being spent?
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Monday, July 07, 2014
Register to Vote: July 10 Deadline for Primary Election
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 4056 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

The deadline to register to vote in this year's Primary Election is this Thursday, July 10th....

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Experts fear Hawaii’s new voter registration law heightens fraud risk
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:44 PM :: 2543 Views :: Office of Elections

The law makes it legal for voters to register to vote – and to vote – on Election Day beginning in 2018....

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Monday, June 30, 2014
16 Bills Signed into Law
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 3325 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

Abercrombie today signed House Bill 2590 (Act 166), a measure that will allow voter registration at absentee polling places beginning in 2016 and late voter registration, including on Election Day, beginning in 2018....

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Friday, June 20, 2014
Voter Registration Drive Set for Hawaii Catholic Churches June 21-22
By News Release @ 5:24 AM :: 5206 Views :: First Amendment, Office of Elections, Religion

We ask all those who are not already registered to fill out a voter registration application, which will be made available to you at Mass the weekend of June 21/22....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Six New Ways to Visualize Hawaii Campaign Spending Data
By Selected News Articles @ 2:11 AM :: 3407 Views :: Office of Elections

The new apps allow residents to locate their voting precincts, learn how lawmakers are utilizing their campaign funds, search for donor history and more....

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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
June 3, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 6823 Views :: Office of Elections

...twelve candidates have no challenger....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
May 29, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 10:51 PM :: 2462 Views :: Office of Elections

With the June 3 deadline to file quickly approaching, the Office of Elections is updating filing information daily....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 11:16 PM :: 2368 Views :: Office of Elections

With the June 3 deadline to file quickly approaching, the Office of Elections is updating filing information daily....

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Saturday, May 24, 2014
May 23, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 3:29 AM :: 2840 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Office of Elections has released its candidate report for the week ending May 23, 2014....

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Friday, May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 10:53 PM :: 2989 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending May 16, 2014....

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Saturday, May 10, 2014
May 9, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 3:52 AM :: 2776 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending May 9, 2014....

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Friday, May 02, 2014
May 2, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 PM :: 2911 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending May 2, 2014....

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Special Interest Groups Can Hijack Hawaii's Elections if Late Voter Registration Bill Enacted
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 12:15 AM :: 3210 Views :: Office of Elections

Super PACs and special interest groups look set to have the opportunity to hijack all future elections in Hawaii if HB2590 CD1 passes....

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Saturday, April 26, 2014
April 25, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 12:58 AM :: 2829 Views :: Office of Elections
The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending April 25, 2014.
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Friday, April 25, 2014
Quo Warranto Fu: Is Calvin Say a Qualified Voter in his District?
By Robert Thomas @ 10:44 PM :: 4301 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

...may the challenger institute a quo warranto lawsuit in state circuit court?

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Friday, April 18, 2014
April 17, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 11:16 PM :: 2575 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending April 17, 2014....

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Saturday, April 12, 2014
April 11, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 4:04 AM :: 2728 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending April 11, 2014....

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
PEW: Hawaii Voter Participation Drops Below 45%--Worst in USA
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 3253 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

Hawaii was again last in voter turnout in 2012, with its rate decreasing 4.6 percentage points from a nation’s worst 2008 rate....

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Saturday, April 05, 2014
April 4, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 5:41 AM :: 2733 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending April 4, 2014....

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Saturday, March 29, 2014
March 28, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 2866 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending March 28, 2014....

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Friday, March 28, 2014
Citizens from all Islands Meet to Establish Hawaii Independent Party
By News Release @ 5:35 AM :: 3856 Views :: Office of Elections, Politicians

"This is going to be a party of diversity and inclusion where those who are not at the extreme left or right of the political spectrum can come and voice moderate views that they feel will move Hawaii forward."

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
March 21, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 2678 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending March 21, 2014....

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Saturday, March 15, 2014
March 14, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By News Release @ 4:20 AM :: 2798 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending March 14, 2014....

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Saturday, March 08, 2014
March 7, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 2820 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending March 7, 2014....

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Saturday, March 01, 2014
February 28, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 PM :: 2617 Views :: Office of Elections

The Hawaii Election Commission has released its candidate report for the week ending February 28, 2014....

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