Elections Commission

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.

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Elections Commission

The Elections Commission is composed of the following:

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

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

A person from the same county as the departing Elections 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.

NameAppointing AuthorityIsland RepresentationTerm Expiration Date
F.M. Scotty Anderson (Chairperson)
Clifford Motta* President of the SenateHawaiiJune 30, 2022
William DeanHouse Minority LeaderHawaiiJune 30, 2024
Lillian KollerSenate Minority LeaderMauiJune 30, 2024
Jeffrey KuwadaSpeaker of the HouseMauiJune 30, 2022
Carol Seielstad Senate Minority LeaderKauaiJune 30, 2022
Michael Curtis House Minority LeaderKauaiJune 30, 2022
Cynthia TakenakaPresident of the SenateOahuJune 30, 2024
Stafford KiguchiSpeaker of the HouseOahuJune 30, 2024
*Will be sworn in at next meeting

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

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

For complete information, please refer to HRS §§ 11-7 through 11-9.

Contact

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

Phone: (808) 453-8683
Email: [email protected]


Last Updated on June 10, 2021