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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Akina in OHA Runoff
By News Release @ 2:20 PM :: 7043 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 :: 4428 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 9, 2014
Two Big Island Precincts Voting Postponed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 6744 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections, Politicians

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

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Thursday, August 7, 2014
GOP Seeking Primary Day Volunteers
By News Release @ 1:58 PM :: 4162 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 6, 2014
Hawaii's Party Chairs Issue Joint Call For Early Voting To Be Safe
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 6634 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 6, 2014
Statewide Locations: In Person Early Walk-In Voting Open Thru Thursday
By News Release @ 10:27 AM :: 6309 Views :: Office of Elections
... Primary: July 28th to August 7th ....
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Sunday, August 3, 2014
Election Day Precinct Workers Needed
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 4133 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 :: 7941 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 :: 4440 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 7, 2014
Register to Vote: July 10 Deadline for Primary Election
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 6166 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 2, 2014
Experts fear Hawaii’s new voter registration law heightens fraud risk
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:44 PM :: 4086 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 :: 5437 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 :: 8378 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 :: 5064 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 3, 2014
June 3, 2014: Office of Elections Releases Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 9401 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 :: 4023 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 :: 3929 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 :: 4270 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 :: 4589 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 :: 4249 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 2, 2014
May 2, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 11:23 PM :: 4436 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 :: 5195 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 :: 4672 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 :: 6527 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 :: 3970 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 :: 4115 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 8, 2014
PEW: Hawaii Voter Participation Drops Below 45%--Worst in USA
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 5277 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 5, 2014
April 4, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 5:41 AM :: 4175 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 :: 4455 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 :: 5922 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 :: 4400 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 :: 4376 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 8, 2014
March 7, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 1:57 AM :: 4265 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 1, 2014
February 28, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 12:11 PM :: 4077 Views :: Office of Elections

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

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Friday, February 28, 2014
DBEDT App Displays Demographics of Hawaii House, Senate Districts
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 5190 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

Average characteristic of an area over the entire 5-year time period.  Data is based on a survey....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Looks Like Hawaii Won't Need To Count All Those Soldiers, Sailors, And Marines In The Next Reapportionment Anyway
By Robert Thomas @ 12:47 AM :: 6236 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

Not only will the soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen, and their families be legally invisible, they might be really gone as well....

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Friday, February 21, 2014
February 21, 2014: Election Commission Releases Updated Candidate List
By Andrew Walden @ 9:31 PM :: 4439 Views :: Office of Elections

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

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
Election 2014: Dozens Pull Papers in First Week of Candidate Filing
By Andrew Walden @ 4:42 PM :: 4590 Views :: Office of Elections

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

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
HB452: Hawaii House Unanimously Passes Election Fraud Bill
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 3845 Views :: Office of Elections

"Across the country voters have been misled by attempts to win elections by keeping people from the polls. We can’t let that happen here."

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Sunday, February 2, 2014
Candidate Filing Opens Monday Feb. 3
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 5967 Views :: Office of Elections

A candidate may obtain the Application for a Nomination Paper and receive and file his/her nomination paper at the locations listed below....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court approves military exclusion from reapportionment plan
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:15 AM :: 4956 Views :: Office of Elections

Minors, incarcerated criminals and illegal immigrants are represented in the 2012 Hawaii Reapportionment Plan. Military members and their “attached” spouses, as well as non-resident students, are not....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Supreme Court Upholds Hawaii Redistricting Plan
By Robert Thomas @ 11:06 AM :: 5912 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

...the Court's order ends the case....

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Thursday, January 9, 2014
Hawaii Solutions Candidate Recruitment Update
By Dylan Nonaka @ 8:31 PM :: 6157 Views :: Office of Elections, Republican Party

...the Give the People Hope campaign to engage and activate people across our islands who wanted to stay involved and change the way our government operates....

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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Hawaii Reapportionment: State's Exclusions not Rational
By Robert Thomas @ 3:18 PM :: 5488 Views :: Office of Elections

“Nothing to see here folks, move along” is the State’s central theme in its response to this appeal....

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Saturday, December 14, 2013
Want to Run as a Democrat? Sorry, You Just Missed the Deadline
By Andrew Walden @ 9:59 PM :: 6044 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

A key deadline on the election calendar passed with little notice December 3....

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Friday, December 13, 2013
State Hires Big Guns to Argue Reapportionment Case
By Robert Thomas @ 10:18 PM :: 4326 Views :: Office of Elections

The State has hired some very big gun Supreme Court litigators at who knows what cost....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Judge Rejects Dems Closed Primary Suit: Door Remains Open to 'As Applied' Challenge
By Robert Thomas @ 2:11 PM :: 5699 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

Although it dismissed the lawsuit -- the Party raised only a facial claim -- the court left open the possibility of an as-applied challenge....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
FULL TEXT: Judge Upholds Hawaii Open Primary, Rules Against Democrats
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 5559 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

The court upholds Hawaii’s open primary election against this facial constitutional challenge....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
UPDATE: Hawaii Reapportionment Case Presented to US Supreme Court
By Robert Thomas @ 7:09 PM :: 7916 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

Plaintiffs attorneys presented their Jurisdictional Statement, arguing that there are substantial questions meriting the U.S. Supreme Court's full consideration in our appeal of a three-judge U.S. District Court decision upholding the Plan....

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Closed Primary: Party Leaders Want more ideological Democratic Party
By Robert Thomas @ 5:44 PM :: 6058 Views :: Democratic Party, Office of Elections

...this lawsuit, while not exactly popular, is part of a long-term gambit to take the Party -- and Hawaii....

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