Commission Calendar

*2017 and 2018 CSC Meeting location, dates and times are subject to change. Also, candidate and noncandidate committee reporting deadlines for the 2018 election have been added to this calendar.

Dec
25
Mon
2017
State Holiday (Christmas)
Dec 25 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jan
1
Mon
2018
State Holiday (New Year’s Day)
Jan 1 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jan
10
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Jan
11
Thu
2018
CSC Newsletter (January 2018 Edition)
Jan 11 all-day
Jan
15
Mon
2018
State Holiday (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Jan 15 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jan
31
Wed
2018
Supplemental Report Due By Candidates @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jan 31 all-day

Covers activity for the period July 1-December 31, 2017

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

 

 

Supplemental Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jan 31 all-day

Covers activity for the period July 1-December 31, 2017

View the full schedule of reporting dates for noncandidate committees:

http://ags.hawaii.gov/campaign/files/2016/11/NCSchedule-2018.pdf

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Feb
19
Mon
2018
State Holiday (President’s Day)
Feb 19 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Mar
7
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Mar
26
Mon
2018
State Holiday (Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day)
Mar 26 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Mar
30
Fri
2018
State Holiday (Good Friday)
Mar 30 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Apr
11
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

May
9
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
May 9 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

May
28
Mon
2018
State Holiday (Memorial Day)
May 28 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jun
5
Tue
2018
Affidavit To Voluntarily Agree With Campaign Expenditure Limits Deadline @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to file the Affidavit To Voluntarily Agree With Campaign Expenditure Limits

Jun
11
Mon
2018
State Holiday (King Kamehameha I Day)
Jun 11 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jun
13
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Jul
4
Wed
2018
State Holiday (Independence Day)
Jul 4 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Jul
12
Thu
2018
1st Preliminary Primary Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 Primary Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jul 12 all-day

Covers activity for the period January 1-June 30, 2018

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

Statement of Information for Electioneering Communications Period for 2018 Primary Election @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jul 12 – Aug 11 all-day

An electioneering communication means any advertisement that is broadcast from a cable, satellite, television, or radio broadcast station; published in any periodical or newspaper or by electronic means; or sent by mail at a bulk rate, and that:  (1) Refers to a clearly identifiable candidate; (2) Is made, or scheduled to be made, either within 30 days prior to a primary or initial special election (July 12-August 11, 2018) or within 60 days prior to a general or special election (September 7-November 6, 2018); and (3) Is not susceptible to any reasonable interpretation other than as an appeal to vote for or against a specific candidate.

Persons, which include an individual, a partnership, a candidate committee or noncandidate committee, a party, an association, a corporation, a business entity, an organization, or a labor union and its auxiliary committees, who make electioneering communications in an aggregate amount of more than $2,000 during any calendar year, are statutorily required to file a Statement of Information for Electioneering Communications (Writable/Printable PDF version or eSign version) within 24 hours of each disclosure date with the Commission.

“Disclosure date” means, for every calendar year, the first date by which a person has made expenditures during that same year of more than $2,000 in the aggregate for electioneering communications, and the date of any subsequent expenditures by that
person for electioneering communications.

For purposes of this requirement, a person shall be treated as having made an expenditure if the person has executed a contract to make the expenditure.

Jul
18
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Jul
19
Thu
2018
CSC Newsletter (July 2018 Edition)
Jul 19 all-day
Jul
31
Tue
2018
Supplemental Report Due By Candidates Not Running in 2018 Election @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Jul 31 all-day

Covers activity for the period January 1-June 30, 2018

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

 

 

Aug
1
Wed
2018
2nd Preliminary Primary Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 Primary Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 1 all-day

Covers activity for the period July 1-July 27, 2018

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

Preliminary Primary Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 1 all-day

Covers activity for the period January 1-July 27, 2018

View the full schedule of reporting dates for noncandidate committees:

http://ags.hawaii.gov/campaign/files/2016/11/NCSchedule-2018.pdf

Aug
8
Wed
2018
Late Contributions Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 Primary Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 8 all-day

The Late Contributions Report is for reporting contributions from any person that aggregates more than $500 that are received by a candidate or candidate committee within the period of July 28 through August 7, 2018.  The report must be electronically filed on the Candidate Filing System (“CFS”) no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

The Late Contributions Report is only required if late contributions are received by the candidate or candidate committee. Late contributions on this report will also be reported on the Final Primary Report; however, the contribution data is only entered once in the CFS on the “Schedule A – Contributions” screen.  The report can be previewed and printed in the CFS by clicking “Preview/Print Report” and then “Special Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “Primary” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions Report.”  Click the “Preview” button to preview the report.  If you see late contributions that you entered for the July 28 through August 7, 2018 period then you are required to file the report.  To file the report, click “File Report” and then “Special Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “Primary” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions Report.”  Click the “File Report” button to file the report.

Candidates and treasurers of candidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Candidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate.  See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(1), 11- 331(a), and 11-340(a).

Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.

Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 8 all-day

The Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report is for reporting contributions made aggregating more than $500, reporting contributions received from any person aggregating more than $500, or reporting independent expenditures made aggregating more than $500 within the period of July 28 through August 7, 2018.  The report must be electronically filed on the Noncandidate Committee Filing System (“NCFS”) no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

Noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures (Super PACs) must also report additional information if a late contribution greater than $5,000 in the aggregate is received from an entity other than an individual, for-profit business entity, or labor union (see below*).  Furthermore, any expenditure that is contracted or paid for and that is to be rendered during the last three days prior to an election (November 5 through November 7, 2016) shall be included in the report.

The Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report is only required if late contributions are made or received, or late expenditures are made by the noncandidate committee. Late contributions and late expenditures on this report will also be reported on the Final Election Period Report; however, the contribution and expenditure data is only entered once in the NCFS on the “Schedule A – Contributions Received,” “Schedule B1 – Contributions to Candidates,” or “Schedule B2 – Expenditures Made” screens.  The report can be previewed and printed in the NCFS by clicking “Preview/Print Report” and then “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Click the “Preview” button to preview the report.  If you see late contributions or late expenditures that you entered for the October 25 through November 4, 2016 period then you are required to file the report.  To file the report, click “File Report” and then “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Click the “File Report” button to file the report.

Chairpersons and treasurers of noncandidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Noncandidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate.  See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(2), 11- 331(b), and 11-340(a).

Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.

———————————————————————————

*For noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures (Super PACs), if a late contribution greater than $5,000 in the aggregate is received from an entity other than an individual, for-profit business entity, or labor union, then the report shall include: (A) The internet address where the contributing entity’s disclosure report can be publicly accessed, if the contributing entity is subject to any state or federal disclosure reporting requirements regarding the source of the contributing entity’s funds; (B) The name, address, occupation, and employer of each funding source of more than $100 in the aggregate to that contributing entity; or (C) An acknowledgment that the contributing entity is not subject to any state of federal disclosure reporting requirements regarding the source of the contributing entity’s funds.

Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Aug
17
Fri
2018
State Holiday (Statehood Day)
Aug 17 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Aug
31
Fri
2018
Expenditures of Public Funds Report Due By Candidates Receiving Public Funds for the 2018 Primary @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 31 all-day

For public fund expenditures made from January 1-August 11, 2018

Final Primary Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 Primary Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 31 all-day

Covers activity for the period July 28-August 11, 2018

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

Final Primary Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Aug 31 all-day

Covers activity for the period July 28-August 11, 2018

View the full schedule of reporting dates for noncandidate committees:

http://ags.hawaii.gov/campaign/files/2016/11/NCSchedule-2018.pdf

Sep
3
Mon
2018
State Holiday (Labor Day)
Sep 3 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Sep
7
Fri
2018
Statement of Information for Electioneering Communications Period for 2018 General Election @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Sep 7 – Nov 6 all-day

An electioneering communication means any advertisement that is broadcast from a cable, satellite, television, or radio broadcast station; published in any periodical or newspaper or by electronic means; or sent by mail at a bulk rate, and that:  (1) Refers to a clearly identifiable candidate; (2) Is made, or scheduled to be made, either within 30 days prior to a primary or initial special election (July 12-August 11, 2018) or within 60 days prior to a general or special election (September 7-November 6, 2018); and (3) Is not susceptible to any reasonable interpretation other than as an appeal to vote for or against a specific candidate.

Persons, which include an individual, a partnership, a candidate committee or noncandidate committee, a party, an association, a corporation, a business entity, an organization, or a labor union and its auxiliary committees, who make electioneering communications in an aggregate amount of more than $2,000 during any calendar year, are statutorily required to file a Statement of Information for Electioneering Communications (Writable/Printable PDF version or eSign version) within 24 hours of each disclosure date with the Commission.

“Disclosure date” means, for every calendar year, the first date by which a person has made expenditures during that same year of more than $2,000 in the aggregate for electioneering communications, and the date of any subsequent expenditures by that
person for electioneering communications.

For purposes of this requirement, a person shall be treated as having made an expenditure if the person has executed a contract to make the expenditure.

Sep
12
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Oct
1
Mon
2018
1st Preliminary General Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Oct 1 all-day

Covers activity for the period August 12-September 26, 2018

View the full schedule of reporting dates for noncandidate committees:

http://ags.hawaii.gov/campaign/files/2016/11/NCSchedule-2018.pdf

Oct
10
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Oct
29
Mon
2018
2nd Preliminary General Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Oct 29 all-day

Covers activity for the period September 27-October 22, 2018

View the full schedule of reporting dates for noncandidate committees:

http://ags.hawaii.gov/campaign/files/2016/11/NCSchedule-2018.pdf

Preliminary General Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 General Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Oct 29 all-day

Covers activity for the period August 12-October 22, 2018
For candidates that won in the Primary Election and advanced to the General Election. This report is not required for candidates that lost or were elected to office in the Primary Election.

Covers activity for the period January 1-October 22, 2018
This is the first election-year report for candidates whose names did not appear on the Primary Election ballot but will appear on the General Election ballot.

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

Nov
5
Mon
2018
Late Contributions Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 General Ballot @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Nov 5 all-day

The Late Contributions Report is for reporting contributions from any person that aggregates more than $500 that are received by a candidate or candidate committee within the period of October 23 through November 2, 2018.  The report must be electronically filed on the Candidate Filing System (“CFS”) no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Monday, November 5, 2018.

The Late Contributions Report is only required if late contributions are received by the candidate or candidate committee. Late contributions on this report will also be reported on the Final Election Period Report; however, the contribution data is only entered once in the CFS on the “Schedule A – Contributions” screen.  The report can be previewed and printed in the CFS by clicking “Preview/Print Report” and then “Special Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions Report.”  Click the “Preview” button to preview the report.  If you see late contributions that you entered for the October 23 through November 2, 2018 period then you are required to file the report.  To file the report, click “File Report” and then “Special Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions Report.”  Click the “File Report” button to file the report.

Candidates and treasurers of candidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Candidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate.  See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(1), 11- 331(a), and 11-340(a).

Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.

Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report Due By Noncandidate Committees @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Nov 5 all-day

The Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report is for reporting contributions made aggregating more than $500, reporting contributions received from any person aggregating more than $500, or reporting independent expenditures made aggregating more than $500 within the period of October 23 through November 2, 2018.  The report must be electronically filed on the Noncandidate Committee Filing System (“NCFS”) no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Monday, November 5, 2018.

Noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures (Super PACs) must also report additional information if a late contribution greater than $5,000 in the aggregate is received from an entity other than an individual, for-profit business entity, or labor union (see below*).  Furthermore, any expenditure that is contracted or paid for and that is to be rendered during the last three days prior to an election (November 5 through November 7, 2016) shall be included in the report.

The Late Contributions/Late Expenditures Report is only required if late contributions are made or received, or late expenditures are made by the noncandidate committee. Late contributions and late expenditures on this report will also be reported on the Final Election Period Report; however, the contribution and expenditure data is only entered once in the NCFS on the “Schedule A – Contributions Received,” “Schedule B1 – Contributions to Candidates,” or “Schedule B2 – Expenditures Made” screens.  The report can be previewed and printed in the NCFS by clicking “Preview/Print Report” and then “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Click the “Preview” button to preview the report.  If you see late contributions or late expenditures that you entered for the October 25 through November 4, 2016 period then you are required to file the report.  To file the report, click “File Report” and then “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Under the “Election Type” drop-down, select “General” and then under the “Select Report” drop-down, select “Late Contributions/Expenditures Report.”  Click the “File Report” button to file the report.

Chairpersons and treasurers of noncandidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Noncandidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate.  See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(2), 11- 331(b), and 11-340(a).

Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.

———————————————————————————

*For noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures (Super PACs), if a late contribution greater than $5,000 in the aggregate is received from an entity other than an individual, for-profit business entity, or labor union, then the report shall include: (A) The internet address where the contributing entity’s disclosure report can be publicly accessed, if the contributing entity is subject to any state or federal disclosure reporting requirements regarding the source of the contributing entity’s funds; (B) The name, address, occupation, and employer of each funding source of more than $100 in the aggregate to that contributing entity; or (C) An acknowledgment that the contributing entity is not subject to any state of federal disclosure reporting requirements regarding the source of the contributing entity’s funds.

Nov
6
Tue
2018
2018 GENERAL ELECTION (State Holiday) AND END OF 2018 ELECTION PERIOD
Nov 6 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

ALERT FOR CANDIDATES
At the conclusion of the General Election on November 6, 2018, candidate committees still registered with the Campaign Spending Commission (“Commission”) must continue to electronically file reports in the Candidate Filing System until their final disclosure report has no surplus or deficit, and a request to terminate is submitted to and approved by the Commission. The first report due after the General Election is the Supplemental Report covering the reporting period of November 7 through December 31, 2018. This report is due on January 31, 2019.

ALERT FOR NONCANDIDATE COMMITTEES
At the conclusion of the General Election on November 6, 2018, noncandidate committees still registered with the Campaign Spending Commission (“Commission”) must continue to electronically file reports in the Noncandidate Committee Filing System until their final disclosure report has no surplus or deficit, and a request to terminate is submitted to and approved by the Commission. The first report due after the General Election is the Supplemental Report covering the reporting period of November 7 through December 31, 2018. This report is due on January 31, 2019.

Nov
12
Mon
2018
State Holiday (Veteran’s Day)
Nov 12 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Commission Meeting @ Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Conference Room 204
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am

Posted agendas which are required at least six calendar days before a scheduled meeting can be viewed here:

http://calendar.ehawaii.gov/calendar/html/event/ag_csc/2018/1/7/?viewperiod=4&currentViewtype=2&viewtype=2

Nov
22
Thu
2018
State Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Nov 22 all-day

Campaign Spending Commission Office Closed

Nov
28
Wed
2018
Final Election Period Report Due By Hawaii and Kauai County Candidates Elected to Office in the 2018 Primary or General Elections @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Nov 28 all-day

Covers activity for the period August 12-November 6, 2018
For Hawaii and Kauai County candidates elected to office in the Primary Election who did not file the Preliminary General Report.

Covers activity for the period October 23-November 6, 2018
For Hawaii and Kauai County candidates elected to office in the General Election who filed the Preliminary General Report.

Covers activity for the period January 1-November 6, 2018
Successful Hawaii and Kauai County candidates whose aggregate contributions and aggregate expenditures for the election period total $1,000 or less are only required to file this report, and need not file the preliminary and final primary reports, and the preliminary general report.

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules

Dec
6
Thu
2018
Expenditures of Public Funds Report Due By Candidates Receiving Public Funds for the 2018 General @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Dec 6 all-day

For public fund expenditures made from January 1-November 6, 2018

Final Election Period Report Due By Candidates on the 2018 Primary/General Ballots @ State of Hawaii; Campaign Spending Commission
Dec 6 all-day

Covers activity for the period October 23-November 6, 2018
For candidates that filed the Preliminary General Report.

Covers activity for the period August 12-November 6, 2018
For candidates that lost or were elected to office in the Primary Election and who did not file the Preliminary General Report.

Covers activity for the period January 1-November 6, 2018
Candidates whose aggregate contributions and aggregate expenditures for the election period total $1,000 or less are only required to file this report, and need not file the preliminary and final primary reports, and the preliminary general report.

View reporting schedules for candidate committees:

Reporting Schedules