Candidate Filing Opens for the 2022 Elections

Posted on Feb 22, 2022 in News Releases


Candidate Filing Opens for the 2022 Elections

Pearl City, February 22, 2022 – The 2022 Election cycle kicks off with the opening of candidate filing on March 1 and runs through June 7, 2022. Individuals interested in becoming a candidate for elective office must complete and file a nomination paper to appear on the ballot. One of the requirements to file for office is the individual must obtain signatures from a minimum number of voters in the district they are seeking office.

To download an Application for a Nomination Paper and more information about candidate filing, such as the qualifications and requirements of the offices up for election, go to Candidates may obtain and file their nomination paper at various locations statewide. For a list of locations, hours and information about in-person filing, visit or call (808) 453-VOTE (8683).

The 2022 Primary Election will be on August 13 and the General Election on November 8, 2022. Hawaii votes by mail so voters should expect to receive their ballot 18 days before each election.

For official election and voter information, visit or call

(808) 453-VOTE (8683). Follow the Office of Elections @elections808 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for news and announcements.


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