11 Elections, Generally

     12 Primary Elections

     13 Board of Education--Repealed

    13D Board of Trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs

     14 Presidential Elections

    14D Agreement among the States to Elect the President

        by National Popular Vote

     15 Absentee Voting

    15A Voting by Mailing Ballot--Repealed

    15D Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act

     16 Voting Systems

    16A Uniform Act for Voting by New Residents in



     17 Vacancies

     18 Districting--Repealed

     19 Election Offense





     REPEALED.  L 1970, c 26, §3.





        Part I.  General Provisions


     11-1 Definitions

   11-1.5 Office of elections established

  11-1.55 Exemptions

   11-1.6 Appointment of the chief election officer;

          requirements; term; restrictions; salary;

          reappointment; removal

     11-2 Chief election officer; duties

   11-2.5 to 2.7 Repealed

   11-2.8 Publication of election notices

     11-3 Application of chapter

     11-4 Rules

     11-5 Employees

     11-6 Petitions; withdrawal of signatures

     11-7 Elections commission

   11-7.5 Duties of the elections commission

     11-8 Elections commission; political activities

   11-8.5 Elections review program

     11-9 Exemptions

    11-10 Candidates for public office; public service

          announcements; public funds

  11-10.5 Statewide elections accessibility needs advisory


  11-10.6 County elections accessibility needs advisory



        Part II.  Registration

    11-11 Registration

    11-12 Age; place of registering

    11-13 Rules for determining residency

    11-14 General county register; restrictions in use

  11-14.5 Residence address; confidentiality

  11-14.6 Repealed

    11-15 Application to register

  11-15.2 Same day in-person registration

  11-15.3 Application to register electronically

  11-15.5 Duties of all state agencies; voter registration

  11-15.7 Automatic registration

    11-16 Application when not made in person

    11-17 Removal of names from register, when;


    11-18 Transfer of registration on removal from one

          precinct to another in same county

    11-19 Registration from one county to another

    11-20 Transfers; name changes; initiated by clerk

    11-21 Change of name, transfer on election day

    11-22 Changing register; correction of errors

    11-23 Changing register; striking names of disqualified


    11-24 Closing register

    11-25 Challenge by voters; grounds; procedure

    11-26 Appeal from ruling on challenge; or failure of

          clerk to act


        Part III.  Boards of Registration

    11-41 Boards of registration, appointment, tenure

    11-42 Compensation

    11-43 Powers; procedures

    11-44 Records of proceedings


        Part IV.  Appeal from Board of Registration

    11-51 Appeal from board

    11-52 Hearing; decision final

    11-53 Decision, notice; action on

    11-54 Status pending appeal


        Part V.  Parties

    11-61 "Political party" defined

    11-62 Qualification of political parties; petition

    11-63 Party rules, amendments to be filed

    11-64 Names of party officers to be filed

    11-65 Determination of party disqualification; notice of



        Part VI.  Voter Service Center Watchers

    11-71 to 75 Repealed

    11-76 Compensation

    11-77 Appointment of watchers; service


        Part VII.  Conduct of Elections

    11-91 Proclamation

  11-91.5 Repealed

    11-92 Repealed

  11-92.1 Election proclamation; establishment of a new

          precinct; voter service centers and places of

          deposit; changes to precinct boundaries

  11-92.2 Repealed

  11-92.3 Natural disasters; postponement; consolidation of

          precincts; special elections

  11-92.5 Minimum number of precincts

    11-93 to 95 Repealed

    11-96 Records prima facie evidence

    11-97 Records open to inspection

    11-98 Forms and materials used in elections

    11-99 Members of Congress, applicability of election


   11-100 Ranked-choice voting; application; procedure


        Part VIIA.  Elections by Mail

   11-101 Elections eligible to be conducted by mail 

   11-102 Procedures for conducting elections by mail

   11-103 Public notice of mailing

   11-104 Ballot instructions; ballot return

   11-105 Replacement ballots

   11-106 Deficient return identification envelopes

   11-107 Electronic transmission under certain circumstances

   11-108 Counting of mail-in ballots; validity; ballots

          included in recounts; certification of final


 11-108.5 Validity of cast mail-in ballot where voter later

          becomes ineligible

   11-109 Voter service centers; places of deposit

   11-110 Election expenses and responsibilities for elections

          by mail


        Part VIII.  Ballots

   11-111 Official and facsimile ballots

   11-112 Contents of ballot

   11-113 Presidential ballots

   11-114 Order of offices on ballot

   11-115 Arrangement of names on the ballot

 11-115.5 Legal name of candidates; publication

   11-116 Checking ballot form by candidates and parties

   11-117 Withdrawal of candidates; disqualification; death;


   11-118 Vacancies; new candidates; insertion of names on


 11-118.5 Constitutional amendments, proposed; attorney

          general statement

   11-119 Printing; quantity

   11-120 Repealed

   11-121 Ballot images

   11-122 Digital voter information guide


        Part IX.  Voting Procedures

   11-131 Voter service center hours

   11-132 Two hundred foot radius

   11-133 to 136 Repealed

   11-137 Secrecy; removal or exhibition of ballot

   11-138 Time allowed voters

   11-139 Voting assistance

   11-140 Spoiled ballots


        Part X.  Vote Disposition

   11-151 Vote count

   11-152 Method of counting

   11-153 More or fewer ballots than recorded

   11-154 Records, etc.; disposition

   11-155 Certification of results of election

   11-156 Certificate of election and certificate of results,


   11-157 In case of tie

   11-158 Mandatory recount of votes


        Part XI.  Election Contests

   11-171 Applicability of this part

   11-172 Contests for cause; generally

   11-173 Repealed

 11-173.5 Contests for cause in primary, special primary

          elections, and county elections held concurrently

          with a regularly scheduled primary or special

          primary election

   11-174 Repealed

 11-174.5 Contests for cause in general, special general,

          special, and runoff elections

   11-175 Powers of supreme court; costs

   11-176 Repealed


        Part XII.  Expenses


         A.  Election Expenses

   11-181 Repealed

   11-182 Election expenses when no county elections

   11-183 Election expenses when no state elections

   11-184 Repealed


         B.  Election Campaign Contributions and


   11-191 to 229 Repealed


        Part XIII.  Campaign Finance


         A.  General Provisions

   11-301 Purpose

   11-302 Definitions


         B.  Campaign Spending Commission

   11-311 Campaign spending commission established;


   11-312 Terms of office

   11-313 No compensation

   11-314 Duties of the commission

   11-315 Advisory opinions

   11-316 Political activities prohibited

   11-317 Exemptions


         C.  Registration

   11-321 Registration of candidate committee or

          noncandidate committee

   11-322 Organizational report, candidate committee

   11-323 Organizational report, noncandidate committee

   11-324 Treasurer

   11-325 When an individual may not serve as a committee


   11-326 Termination of candidate committee's or

          noncandidate committee's registration

   11-327 Ballot issue committee; contributions and



         D.  Reporting and Filing with the Commission

   11-331 Filing of reports, generally

   11-332 Repealed

   11-333 Candidate committee reports

   11-334 Time for candidate committee to file preliminary,

          final, and supplemental reports

   11-335 Noncandidate committee reports

   11-336 Time for noncandidate committee to file preliminary,

          final, and supplemental reports

   11-337 Reporting expenditures

   11-338 Late contributions; late expenditures; report

   11-339 Candidate committees or noncandidate committees

          receiving and expending $1,000 or less in an

          election period

   11-340 Failure to file report; filing a substantially

          defective or deficient report

   11-341 Electioneering communications; statement of


   11-342 Fundraiser; fundraiser event; notice of intent;

          when prohibited

   11-343 Reporting deadline

   11-344 Sale or use of information

   11-345 Donors; consent; notice


         E.  Contributions; Prohibitions; Limits

   11-351 Contributions, generally

   11-352 False name contributions prohibited

   11-353 Anonymous contributions prohibited

   11-354 Fundraising on state or county property prohibited

   11-355 Contributions by state and county contractors


   11-356 Contributions by foreign national or foreign

          corporation prohibited

   11-357 Contributions to candidate committees; limits

   11-358 Contributions to noncandidate committees; limits

   11-359 Family contributions

   11-360 Contributions to a party

   11-361 Aggregation of contributions and expenditures

   11-362 Contributions limited from nonresident persons

   11-363 Other contributions and expenditures

   11-364 Excess contribution; return; escheat

   11-365 Contributions and expenditures by lobbyists prohibited

          during legislative session


         F.  Loans

   11-371 Loan to candidate committee

   11-372 Reporting loan; written loan agreement

   11-373 Noncandidate committee loan prohibited


         G.  Expenditures

   11-381 Campaign funds only used for certain purposes

   11-382 Prohibited uses of campaign funds

   11-383 Exceptions

   11-384 Disposition of campaign funds; termination of



         H.  Advertisements

   11-391 Advertisements

   11-392 House bulletins

   11-393 Identification of certain top contributors to

          noncandidate committees making only independent



         I.  Enforcement

   11-401 Subpoena powers

   11-402 Filing of complaint

   11-403 Notice of complaint; opportunity to explain or respond

          to complaint; failure to explain or respond to


   11-404 Initial determination by the commission

   11-405 Preliminary determination regarding probable cause

   11-406 Waiver of further proceedings

   11-407 Contested case hearing

   11-408 Dismissal

   11-409 Final determination of violation; order

   11-410 Administrative fines; relief

   11-411 Criminal referral

   11-412 Criminal prosecution


         J.  Partial Public Financing

   11-421 Hawaii election campaign fund; creation

   11-422 Depletion of fund

   11-423 Voluntary expenditure limits; filing affidavit

   11-424 Repealed

   11-425 Maximum amount of public funds available to


   11-426 Candidate exceeds voluntary expenditure limit

   11-427 Reserving use of contributions

   11-428 Eligibility requirements for public funds

   11-429 Minimum qualifying contribution amounts; qualifying

          contribution statement

   11-430 Application for public funds

   11-431 Payment to candidate

   11-432 Use of public funds

   11-433 Post-election report required

   11-434 Post-election examination and audit; return of


   11-435 Report and recommendation


Case Notes


  Discussed:  133 H. 229 (App.), 325 P.3d 641 (2014).