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American Shopping Party Proclamation

Posted on Mar 3, 2021 in Main

View the Proclamation. The text of the proclamation is below.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISQUALIFY
THE AMERICAN SHOPPING PARTY

Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) § 11-65, I, SCOTT T. NAGO, Chief Election Officer of the State of Hawaii, hereby provide this notice of intention to disqualify the American Shopping Party, due to the party failing to satisfy the requirements of HRS § 11-61(b), by not having received the requisite amount of votes noted below:

1. At least ten percent of all votes cast for any of the offices voted upon by all the
voters in the state or in at least fifty per cent of the congressional districts; or

2. At least four per cent of all the votes cast for all the offices of state senator
statewide; or

3. At least four per cent of all the votes cast for all the offices of state representative statewide; or

4. At least two per cent of all the votes cast for all the offices of state senate
and all the offices of state representative combined statewide.

If an officer of the party whose name is on file with the Chief Election Officer desires a hearing on the notice of intention to disqualify, the officer of the party shall, not later than 4:30 p.m. on the tenth day after service by mail of this notice or not later than 4:30 p.m. on the tenth day after the last day upon which this notice is given in any county, whichever is later, file an affidavit with the Chief Election Officer setting forth facts showing the reasons why the party should not be disqualified. HRS § 11-65(b).

The Chief Election Officer shall call a hearing not later than twenty days following receipt of the affidavit. The Chief Election Officer shall notify by certified or registered mail the officer of the party who filed the affidavit of the date, time, and place of the hearing. In addition, public notice of the hearing shall be given not later than five days prior to the day of the hearing. The Chief Election Officer shall render the Chief Election Officer’s decision not later than 4:30 p.m. on the seventh day following the hearing. Id.

If the party does not file the affidavit within the time specified, this notice of intention to disqualify shall constitute final disqualification. A party thus disqualified shall have the right to requalify as a new party by following the procedures of HRS § 11-62. Id.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal
of the State of Hawaii to be affixed.

DONE at the Office of Elections, in Pearl City, State of Hawaii, this 16th day of February 2021.

SCOTT T. NAGO
Chief Election Officer, State of Hawaii