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Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission
Serving Hawaii Since 1973


What’s New

CSC Newsletter – July 2014, Vol. 20, No. 2
2014 ELECTION OBSERVATIONS In 2014, there are 298 candidates running for 102 seats up for election out of 128 elective seats in the state of Hawaii and its four counties.  The 102 seats up for election this year are: Governor (1), Lt. Governor (1), Senate (13), House (51), Maui Mayor (1), Kauai Mayor (1), Honolulu […]
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New – Commission Releases Update To Candidate Filing System Expenditure and Unpaid Expenditure Schedules
Effective July 3, 2014, candidate committees will have a new field to complete concerning campaign expenditures in the Candidate Filing System (“CFS”).   The new “Authorized” drop-down is a required field in the CFS that must be completed for any new expenditures or unpaid expenditures entered on Schedule B or Schedule E from the time of […]
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Minutes for May 14, 2014 Meeting
Campaign Spending Commission Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Room 204 May 14, 2014 10:00 a.m. Commissioners Present: G. William Snipes, Tina Gomes, Eldon Ching, Gregory Shoda, Adrienne Yoshihara Staff Present: Kristin Izumi-Nitao, Tony Baldomero, Gary Kam, Ellen Kojima Call to Order: Meeting convened at 10:10 a.m. with Chair Snipes presiding. Consideration and Approval of Minutes on […]
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Instructions For Candidate Committee, Noncandidate Committee, and Corporate Filers That Are Using Internet Explorer Version 10
To Candidate Commitee, Noncandidate Committee, and Corporate Filers, If you are using Internet Explorer Version 10, Compatibility View must be turned on before logging in to your respective system (i.e., Candidate Filing System, Noncandidate Committee Filing System, Corporate Reporting System).  Please click on the applicable link for assistance: Candidate Committee Instructions Noncandidate Committee Instructions Corporate […]
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Commission Launches New Data Visualization App
The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission announces the launch of its new data visualization app.  The data visualizations were created in partnership with the State of Hawaii’s Office of Information Management and Technology, the State’s Information & Communication Services Division, and Socrata. Access the Data Visualization App This tool allows you to view charts of a […]
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