Elections Commission

Meeting Notice

DateTimeLocationMeeting Agenda
June 9, 201710:00 a.m.Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building (State Office Tower)
235 South Beretania Street, Room 203
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
TBA - agenda will be posted no later than six days prior to the meeting.

Announcements

 

Members

NameAppointing AuthorityIsland RepresentationTerm Expiration Date
F.M. Scotty Anderson (Chairperson)
Victor V. VierraSenate PresidentHawaiiJune 30, 2018
Steven SteffeyHouse Minority LeaderHawaiiJune 30, 2020
Bill BatesSenate Minority LeaderMauiJune 30, 2020
Warren OrikasaHouse SpeakerMauiJune 30, 2018
Patricia BergSenate Minority LeaderKauaiJune 30, 2018
Charles KingHouse Minority LeaderKauaiJune 30, 2018
Cynthia TakenakaSenate PresidentOahuJune 30, 2020
Zale OkazakiHouse SpeakerOahuJune 30, 2020

Act 57 (Bill No. HB 267, 2004) establishes a nine (9) member panel, called the Elections Commission, which replaces the Elections and Appointment Review Panel. This panel is composed of the following:

  • Two (2) members appointed by the President of the Senate
  • Two (2) members appointed by the Senate Minority Leader
  • Two (2) members appointed by the Speaker of the House
  • Two (2) members appointed by the House Minority Leader
  • One (1) member selected by a two-thirds vote of the Elections Commission serves as a Chairperson

Each group of four (4) Elections Commission members selected by each house will include one (1) Elections Commission member from each of the four (4) counties in the State: Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai.

A person from the same county as the departing Elections Commission member will fill a vacancy in the Elections Commission. If the vacancy is not filled within fifteen (15) days, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court will fill the vacancy.

Duties

The duties of the Elections Commission provided under Hawaii Revised Statutes §11-7.5 are as follows:

  1. Hold Public Hearings;
  2. Investigate and hold hearings for receiving evidence of any violations and complaints;
  3. Adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91;
  4. Employ, without regard to chapter 76, a full-time Chief Election Officer, pursuant to section 11-1.6; and
  5. Advise the Chief Election Officer on matters relating to elections

 

Meeting Minutes

Date & TimeMaterials
December 2, 2016Minutes
August 31, 2016Minutes
June 27, 2016Minutes
May 18, 2016Minutes
January 13, 2016Minutes
November 4, 2015Minutes
September 16, 2015Minutes
July 9, 2015Minutes
May 18, 2015Minutes
April 7, 2015Minutes
February 20, 2015
November 14, 2014Minutes
October 3, 2014Minutes
August 22, 2014Minutes
June 20, 2014Minutes
March 28, 2014Minutes
February 5, 2014Minutes
November 7, 2013Minutes
August 21, 2013Minutes
May 15, 2013Minutes
January 25, 2013Minutes
January 11, 2013Minutes
December 18, 2012Minutes
November 27, 2012Minutes
September 18, 2012Minutes
August 22, 2012Minutes
May 30, 2012Minutes
March 15, 2012Minutes
January 11, 2012Minutes
September 14, 2011Minutes
July 27, 2011Minutes
June 8, 2011Minutes
March 3, 2011Minutes
November 16, 2010Minutes
September 28, 2010Minutes
June 23, 2010Minutes
April 21, 2010Minutes
February 17, 2010Minutes
January 20, 2010Minutes
December 30, 2009Minutes
December 2, 2009Minutes
October 13, 2009Minutes
July 22, 2009Minutes
February 18, 2009Minutes
November 20, 2008Minutes
October 16, 2008Minutes
September 9, 2008Minutes
July 31, 2008Minutes
June 17, 2008Minutes
April 8, 2008Minutes
February 5, 2008Minutes
December 4, 2007Minutes
November 8, 2007Minutes
September 26, 2007Minutes
August 9, 2007Minutes
July 18, 2007Minutes
May 10, 2007Minutes
March 1, 2007Minutes
February 8, 2007Minutes
September 8, 2006Minutes
January 27, 2006Minutes
June 23, 2005Minutes
January 27, 2005Minutes
December 7, 2004Minutes

 

Status of Operations Reports

March 7, 2017
December 2, 2016
August 31, 2016
June 27, 2016

May 18, 2016
January 13, 2016
November 4, 2015
September 16, 2015
July 9, 2015
May 18, 2015

April 7, 2015
February 20, 2015
November 14, 2014
October 3, 2014
June 20, 2014
March 28, 2014
February 5, 2014
November 7, 2013
August 21, 2013

Additional Reports

Biennial Report to the Legislature on the Office of Elections – December 28, 2016
Biennial Report to the Legislature on the Office of Elections – April 7, 2015

Chief Election Officer’s Report to the Elections Commission – August 21, 2014
Testimony – Part 1 – August 22, 2014
Testimony – Part 2 – August 22, 2014

 

 

Contact

Elections Commission
c/o Office of Elections
802 Lehua Avenue
Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

Phone: (808) 453-8683
Email: elections@hawaii.gov

website: www.elections.hawaii.gov

 


Information is available in alternate formats. If you require special assistance call the Office of Elections at 808-453-VOTE (8683). Neighbor Islands may call toll free 1-800-442-VOTE (8683) or e-mail us at elections@hawaii.gov.